• Short Summary

    A midget submarine plans to cross the Atlantic to show the American Navy their skills.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Plymouth. Midget Sub. To Cross Atlantic".

    Plymouth, Devon.

    MV Two midget XE submarines alongside. Inner one of which will cross Atlantic. SV Ratings going below through manhole. SV Officer casting off. MV Submarine going astern. CU Officer. MV Officer lifting combined 'snort' and voice pipe tube. CU Officer speaking through voice pipe. MV Back view submarine cutting through water. CU Bows of submarine cutting through water. SV Submarine approaching HMS Excort. MV Officers on bridge of Excort. MV From Excort submarine approaching. CU Sailor with Aldis lamp. MV HM ships at anchor. SV Officers going below on midget submarine. CU Diving flag on mast of Excort. LV Towards submarine submerging. SV Lieutenant Commander Cameron VC, using azimuth ring on bridge. SV Pan submarine's antennae and periscope visible proceeding through water. LV Submarine firing smoke candle. CU Periscope pan to smoke candle. MV Pan submarine proceeding on surface. CU Wake in stern of submarine. MV Pan submarine with two officers on deck, passing escort vessel.

    (Orig.Neg.) Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1470.02
    Media URN:
    47962
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:17:00 / 01:02:04:00
    Canister:
    50/44

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment