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    US navy divers practise in royal navy's deep sea diving simulator. Gosport, Hampshire.

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    No title - US navy uses British deep sea diving simulator. Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire.

    Interior M/S divers receiving instructions from Jim Mullen. C/U Commander White, Supervisor Diving, RN. M/S as two divers enter unit. C/U side of unit looking through door as the American divers Bob Mulally and Bill Mesplay go through to the inner chamber, the door then closes. Interior M/S of diving chamber showing divers putting on gear. C/U diver adjusting his face mask, he then puts on mouth piece. C/U diver turning knob on side of chamber and giving the thumbs-up. M/S of the two divers entering the water and submerging. C/U top of water showing silhouette of diver below.

    M/S of the control panel outside the diving chamber showing the monitor screen. C/U television monitor screen showing one of the divers. C/U control panel showing man altering various switches. M/S of a dial showing pounds per square inch and depth, the needle is moving from zero upwards. C/U bottom gauge showing pounds per square inch and feet of sea water. C/U needle of gauge as it nears the 50 lb. per square inch and a hundred feet, camera zooms back. C/U monitor screen showing divers. C/U inside diving chamber as divers surface showing their silhouette in the water. M/S looking through window into diving chamber as divers climb out of water.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:19:00 / 01:48:36:00

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