• Short Summary

    An American Submarine goes out to sea armed with 16 Polaris nuclear missiles.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "George Washington Goes To Sea Armed With Polaris". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Charleston, North Carolina, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots taken from the shore, and on board the nuclear submarine 'USS George Washington', as sixteen Polaris atomic Intercontinental Ballistic missiles are fitted onto her. VS The George Washington, with her crew lined up on deck. Aerial views, as the George Washington submerges.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 17/10/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2794.19
    Media URN:
    82043
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:17:00 / 01:25:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 3425 J

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