• Short Summary

    American atomic-powered submarine 'Skate' makes record time in crossing Atlantic.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American atomic submarine 'Skate' sets record of 8 1/2 days on Atlantic crossing.

    American newsreel titles read: 'ATOMIC SUB SETS MARK'.

    Various shots of atomic powered submarine on surface of sea. C/U of group of naval officers talking - one of them is probably Commander James Calvert. L/S of submarine in harbour.

    The sub arrived in Portland, England, but it is not clear if that is the harbour seen here.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2594.01
    Media URN:
    69813
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:00:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 3064 E

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