• Short Summary

    The nuclear submarine - USS Ethan Allan - is launched in Connecticut.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "Navy Launches Most Powerful Atomic Sub". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Groton, Connecticut, United States of America (USA).

    LS of the American navy atomic submarine 'USS Ethan Allan' (described as the Navy's Most Powerful and carries Polaris nuclear missiles) with cloth draped over it prior to launching. CU Cardat base of submarine showing the name USS Ethan Allan. MS Men in period dress holding Stars and Stripes flag. MS Showing part of the submarine with flag still draped over it. LS Mrs Robert Hopkins on launching platform. LS as Mrs Robert Hopkins christens the submarine, and pan with its as it goes down slipway. LS of the submarine as it goes down the slipway. LS of the "Ethan Allan" in the water.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 23/11/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2794.06
    Media URN:
    82030
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:57:00 / 01:08:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 3424 H

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