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  • Short Summary

    American navy practice using remote control to detonate mines to attack submarines.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Hampton Roads, Virginia".

    United States of America (USA).

    VS of a ship - presumably American Navy - sailing in the sea off Virginia. They appear to be laying mines.

    Int. operations room on ship, they look at charts and use viewing devices.

    LS submarine periscope just above water.

    VS officers look through telescopes and drops hand to signal firing mine.

    LS explosion by submarine. More shots of the process of discharging mines in exercise to attack submarine.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Matches missing item from 36/56 (LNER).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1907.05
    Media URN:
    61298
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1936
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:00:00 / 01:04:11:00
    Canister:
    36/56 / UNI GAZ ROLL 10

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