• Short Summary

    The heavy cruiser is used as a test vessel and sunk as a target hull after US Naval bombings and submarine torpedos

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Pacific War Veteran Has Final Battering

    USA: California:
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    AMERICAN NAVAL U.S.S. Salt Lake City acts as target for First task Force off Californian coast. Seen disappearing beneath surface after two torpedoes strike

    TORPEDOES Two torpedoes despatched at U.S. Ship Salt Lake City during exercises by First Task Fleet off California Salt Lake City seen going down

    Navy - Active

    Swayback Maru, CA-24, peacetime, postwar, ship, United States, naval, Operation Magic Carpet, Operation Crossroads,
    Background: The heavy cruiser is used as a test vessel and sunk as a target hull after US Naval bombings and submarine torpedos

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABSV6JWPZ82XLXNDGO2HWYMKQI
    Media URN:
    VLVABSV6JWPZ82XLXNDGO2HWYMKQI
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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