Visnews filmed Jan 13 at Thornton Heath, in Surrey, where a Sub-Aqua-Jet is being tested.?
Putting on nose cone over batteries.
Screw in rear end spinning.
Cameraman goes under water.
Another man hands Aqua jet to swimmer.
Swimmer with Aqua jet swimming.
Man swimming about.
Swimmer with swimmer in tow.
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Background: Visnews filmed Jan 13 at Thornton Heath, in Surrey, where a Sub-Aqua-Jet is being tested. A Sub-Aqua-Jet? It's described as a tug capable of towing skin divers under water.
A twelve volt non-spill battery drives a heavy duty motor -- perfectly safe, and easily controlled and handled. With the jet, enthusiasts can indulge in power diving and fast travel underwater. It also, of course, provides an opportunity for taking photographs. But cameraman, Les Appleton thought his camera was quite enough impediments to take into the water when he went to get these pictures of the Sub-Aqua-Jet in action.