• Short Summary

    13 people died when submarine 'Sidon' sank in Portland Harbour.

  • Description

    Portland Harbour.

    Works on remains of submarine 'Sidon' which sank in Portland Harbour. GV. Sister ship of submarine 'Sidon' alongside depot ship 'Maidstone'. SV. & GV. General activity over site of sunken submarine. SCV. Salvage ship with hawsers lowered into water. CU. Water 'boiling'. SV. Frogman standing in water beside small salvage boat. TV. Frogman standing in water beside small salvage boat, he pushes himself off from boat into water and dives below surface. SCU. Another frogman jumps into the water from small salvage vessel - hits water. GV. Big salvage vessel. SV. & SCU. General activity of site of sunken submarine. SV. Men on deck of depot ship watching operations. CU. Pan along men leaning over rail of ship watching. SV. Diver climbing up ladder onto small salvage ship. GV. Across harbour to depot and salvage ships.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Cuts 'F' - Title 'J')

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    531.19
    Media URN:
    30865
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:08:00 / 01:25:11:00
    Canister:
    55/49

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