• Short Summary

    The American Nuclear Submarine Nautilus arrives after sailing under the Arctic.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Portland. Bravo Nautilus! Welcome To Britain".

    GV Nuclear powered Submarine USS Nautilus travelling at speed towards Portland, Dorset. LV Firefloats spraying a welcome to the sub. LV Nautilus entering Portland Harbour. Angle shot of plane flying overhead. GV Nautilus coming slowly up the harbour with crew on deck. LV People waving from banks. SV Nautilus coming towards and passed the camera. SV Commander W F Anderson with officers looking out from conning tower. CU Expedition pennant flying from mast head.

    GV Nautilus on slipway ready for launching. SV Mrs Mamie Eisenhower cracks bottle on bow of sub. LV Camera pans as the sub starts to go down slipway, showing stabilising fins and screws entering the water. GV Nautilus launched. GV Beach scene at Honolulu. LV Nautilus starting out on voyage. LV Shot from top of conning tower showing bows of the sub cutting through the water. SV Interior shot with officer at periscope. LV Inside the torpedo room. SV Man operating controls in torpedo room. SV Men with telephone watching controls. SV Crew preparing oxygen masks. SV Crew members wearing the masks and operating controls. SV Man in mask pulling levers. General air view of North Pole ice floes. Nearer shot of same. Map scene showing dotted line from the pacific round Alaska, onto the North Pole crossing. Onwards round Greenland and into the Atlantic. Air view over Greenland. General air view of same. Air view of the Nautilus surfacing.

    GV Nautilus tied up at Portland dockside. SV Panning shot of American Ambassador Mr John Hay Whitney about to go aboard the Nautilus. CU Group of people and sailors watching. LV Ambassador walking down gangway. LV Complete crew lined up on afterdeck of sub. SV Pan Whitney walking to his position on sub for the citation ceremony. LV Dock workers watching from crane. Big general view of sub and ceremony in progress. SV Whitney speaking. GV Nautilus at quayside. SV Commander Anderson shaking hands with harbour commander. CU Commander Anderson smiling.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:50:00 / 01:06:26:00

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