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