• Short Summary

    A look at how the depth below a ship is measured.

  • Description

    Swinging the lead.

    Location of events unknown.

    L/S of naval warship, seagulls fly above. Diagrams show relative size of oceans and continents. Diagrams show how lead was swung over the side to test the depth of the water. Various diagrams show how the more modern echo sounder works. M/S of the ship again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1548.15
    Media URN:
    49687
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:57:00 / 01:29:30:00
    Canister:
    NSP 327

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