Professor Jacques Piccard launches his mesoscaphe into Lake Geneva.
Full title reads: "Lake Geneva. Passenger Submarine Launched".
GV The mesoscaphe on the launching ramp, LV ditto. LV Men on the deck. SV The ship being blessed. SV Professor Jacques Piccard, his wife and son. CU ditto. SV As Prof. Piccard's mother cuts tape to launch the ship and the bottle smashes and the mesoscaphe starts to move down slipway. LV As it moves away from camera. GV Pan. As it slips stern first into the water. SV The propeller going into the water. SV People watching. GV As it slips into the water. LV ditto. GV Naval guard of honour standing in longboat as the mesoscaphe goes into the water. LV ditto. CU Pressmen. GV The mesoscaphe at anchor.