• Short Summary

    Item about submarine that dived 7 miles in Pacific, and new escape pod tested in Lake Erie.

  • Description

    Item title reads - They dived 7 miles.

    Pacific ocean.

    Various shots of the submarine Bathyscaphe Trieste rolling in rough seas after completing deepest dive ever made by man. L/S Jacques Piccard and Lieutenant Walsh clinging to side, they dived into Marianas Trench. M/S submarine in dock.

    M/S escape capsule for ocean crossing bombers which has been tested in Lake Erie (America, USA), it looks like a small covered car, two frogmen push it in and it is lifted onto ship. They gently put it down and open it to reveal airman Bruce Barwise who has spent 72 hours inside. M/S as he is helped away. M/S of the escape pod. C/U Bruce waving.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1664.25
    Media URN:
    52353
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:04:00 / 01:44:08:00
    Canister:
    60/12

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