Professor Piccard tests his new 80,000 dollar Bathysphere.
Waters off Capri, & Navalmeccanica shipyards, Castellammare, Naples, Italy
GV. Bathysphere half submerged. LV. & SV. Bathysphere being lowered over dockside. CU. Professor Auguste Piccard looking on. SV. Bathysphere "Tieste" lowered into water, flying Swiss and Italian flags. SV. Workmen applauding. SV. Observation chamber under hull. SV. Professor Piccard and naval officers watching. SV. Pathe cameras being taken below. SV. Bathysphere. LV. & SV. Men dive from Bathysphere as it prepares to dive for depths up to 300 feet. SV. Men in rubber dinghy. LV. Bathysphere diving. SV. Officer looking over side of ship. LV. Bathysphere coming up.
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