US Navy tests out launching catapult for aircraft carriers.
Unissued / unused material.
American newsreel item.
US Navy tests new launching catapult for jet planes, California, United States of America (USA)
Various shots tests on board aircraft carrier USS Shangri-La - a pontoon is catapulted from from flight deck into the sea. American sailor pressing button. Various shots catapulting pontoon (the pontoons are used in the test in place of aeroplanes).
Date on dope sheet is 07/04/1955.