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    American destroyers Perry and Ellison take part in the search for the missing Royal Navy submarine, HMS Affray

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Tragedy of the Affray

    ENGLAND: English Channel:

    AEROPLANES R.A.F. etc Lancaster drops smoke bouy to indicate possible posn. of sunken H.M.S.Affray.. Anson searches sea etc

    AFFRAY..H.M.S.Submarine Fails to surface in Naval Operation in Channel..Sea shots from air..Ships search sea for signs of wreckage..U.S.Destroyers Perry and Ellison..Submarines, destroyers, planes overhead all help search....H.M.S.Boxer in search using all radar devices.. Bouys to mark subs posn..sailors scan sea..Officer with binocs..Investigate smoke bouy dropped by Lancaster..Divers on H.M.S.Reclaim stand by... Boat lowered by H.M.S.Starling finds floating box..Crews have relief sent aboard..Aerial shots ships searching sea Lib shots Submarines Class..Lib shots descent etc etc

    AMERICAN NAVAL. U.S. Destroyers Perry and Ellison help in search for H.M.S. Affray in Channel

    BINOCULARS. Naval Officer using pair during search for H.M.S. Affray

    BOXER H.M.S. Radar Ship Focal point of search for Submarines, H.M.S.Affray during Operations in Channel when she failed to surface

    NAVAL BRITISH. Search in Channel of H.M.S. Affray Submarine..Search by all types ships including U.S. Destroyers..Plaes overhead H.M.S. Starling, Reclaim, Boxer, help in search etc etc Lib shots subs,,.

    RADAR. H.M.S. Boxer become focal point in search of Channel for submarine H.M.S. Affray.. Radr masts etc etc Releif crew comes abroad for radar instruments

    H.M.S. STARLING (Sloop---Capt. Walker). In search for Sub. H.M.S. Affray lost during Channel Naval Manouvres..Lifeboat puts to sea to investigate only find box..Sailors scan sea

    SUBMARINES Naval Operations in Channel when H.M.S. "Affay" is lost Search of area of diving by all ships and planes.. Lib shots of Submarines of same Class.. etc etc

    Ships and Boats; Disasters and Accidents

    submarines, rescue, searches, destroyer, aerials, air views, H.M.S.Boxer, smoke buoy, H.M.S. Starling
    Background: American destroyers Perry and Ellison take part in the search for the missing Royal Navy submarine, HMS Affray

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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