• Short Summary

    First pictures of officers and ratings below decks of atomic submarine HMS Dreadnought.

  • Description

    Portsmouth, Hampshire & Brixham, Devon.

    GV. First Britain's atomic submarine HMS Dreadnought alongside Portsmouth Harbour. SV. Bow of Dreadnought. SV. The Captain of Dreadnought Commander Samborne with his No 1 standing on casing. SCU. Commander Samborne. STV. Pathe cameraman George Young going down hatch into submarine with camera. AS. Captain in conning tower giving last minute look at controls. Shot from inside submarine as the hatch is closing. GV. Interior of submarine, control room and panels. SV. & CU. Steering and hydroplane controls. GV. Exterior, submarine at speed moving through water. STV. From conning tower, nose of submarine speeding through water, & CU. LV. The navigation console, pan to officer plotting course. SV. Operator at the diving and hydroplane controls, & CU. GV. Exterior, Dreadnought at sea about to dive, & CU. SV. Commander Samborne raising periscope which he looks through. GV. Exterior, submarine at sea, diving. CU. Warning sign radio activity. SV. Man leaves reactor room, part of rector can be seen through doorway. GV. Torpedo room and control panel. STV. Man checking over the torpedo tubes, & CU. SV. Sailor washing his own socks in basin. CU. Sailor smiling. CU. Washing socks in basin. LV. Officer pouring out rum ration into glass, & CU. SV. Men eating at table. LV. Men eating round table, one man drinking rum ration. GV. Exterior, HMS Dreadnought surfacing.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:43:00 / 01:13:25:00

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