• Short Summary

    New submarine 'snorting' device being demonstrated at Gosport.

  • Description

    Gosport, Hampshire.

    LV. Pan, submarines lined up at Gosport base, Hampshire. MV. 'Snorting' apparatus on submarine being raised, & SV. as seen through hatch. This is a 'breathing' apparatus which should enable submarine to stay under water for several weeks. CU. Exterior, showing device. LV. HMS 'Artemis' at sea. MV. Interior, ratings descending through conning tower. CU. Conning tower being closed. MV. Rating opening vents. CU. Vents being pulled over. MV. Men at controls inside submarine. LV. Submarine beginning to submerge. MV. Rating standing by machinery, pan down to dials. CU. Rating. MV. Submarine diving under surface. MV. Interior of submarine. Ratings at stations. CU. Snort control. CU. Snort elevation indicator. MV. Snort device breaking surface. CU. Snort device going through water. MV. Periscope being withdrawn. MV. Ratings having tea and playing cards on mess deck. CU. Rating drinking tea. MV. Short and periscope above water. Exhaust being thrown up astern of snort, & CU.

    CU. Officer on watch looking through periscope. CU. Rating at wheel repeating order. MV. Submarine breaking surface, pan to conning tower. LV. Submarine. 'Artemis' under way.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1506.20
    Media URN:
    49086
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:45:00 / 01:29:06:00
    Canister:
    50/41

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