• Short Summary

    NORTH-WEST PASSAGE:


    (NOTE -Jont Canadian -US expedition with US icebreaker Burton Island to open North West passage/ ice / seals / frogmen testing equipment in ice / explosion blasting passage through ice)

  • Description

    CANADA. In the Arctic Canada the U.S.A. Ice-breaker "Burt on Island leads Can.& American Expedition to force passage through McClure Strait shots of water taken over side of bows Frogmen used slid ice blasted by dynamite

    DYNAMITE & DYNAMITING Used to break up ice during Expedition in the North West Passage to link up Atlantic/Pacific Oceans by Navy men o/b Ice-breaker "Burton Island"

    Explosion Navy men in the North West Passage.

    FROG- Men Used in the North West Passage Expedition by the Can.-Americans the Navy men try out underwater equip.

    ICE. AND ICEBREAKERS. ..."Burt on Island" in the Canadian Artic shots of breaking up ice nice shot over side of shipx of sea etc during expedition by Can.-America to link Atlantic with Pacific Oceans. Frogmen over the side.

    SHIPPING. Ice-Breaker "Burt on" see Ice-breaker

    Ships and Boats
    Background: NORTH-WEST PASSAGE:

    (NOTE -Jont Canadian -US expedition with US icebreaker Burton Island to open North West passage/ ice / seals / frogmen testing equipment in ice / explosion blasting passage through ice)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9PGS7JKIEB0G3Y6GHNA658P66
    Media URN:
    VLVA9PGS7JKIEB0G3Y6GHNA658P66
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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