Men from United States navy test out new breathing apparatus on S4 submarine. Gulf of Mexico.
Item title reads - Escape from U Boat submerged at sea. Gulf of Mexico. Navy tests life saving device with S4 60 miles off shore.
M/S of the S4 submarine, M/S as it is submerged, a small boat is anchored alongside. M/S as sailors on the small boat hold an inflated bag in the water, a man surfaces wearing breathing equipment and is pulled up onto the boat, another follows him. M/S of people floating in the water with lifejackets on.
M/S as S4 comes to the surface again. M/S of one man putting on breathing apparatus and pointing to path of air through it. M/S as he emerges from the top of the submarine. M/S of two sailors together, they put their breathing apparatus on. M/S as they step out of the cabin and walk along deck.
Note: for another item about this story please see 'Pathe Cameramen go Anywhere' in G 1588 on *PM0782*.