• Short Summary

    New escape suits for submarine ratings.

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    Gosport, Hampshire.

    GV. Submarine 'Acheron' lying alongside dock in Gosport. CU. Name of submarine 'Acheron'. SV. Man putting on new immersion suit in submarine. CU. Rating assisting. CU. Man pulling neck piece over head. CU. Man looking at lamp on life suit. CU. Light on suit. CU. Man assisting. CU. Rating adjusting 'Davis' escape apparatus - large artificial lung. MV. Rating getting into escape hatch. SV. Exterior, escape hatch opening. MV. Top view, through water, of rating coming out of escape hatch. SV. Rating coming out of escape hatch, rising slowly to surface. MV. Top view, through water, rating rising and breaking surface. CU. Rating lying in water, opening up valve on 'Davis' apparatus. SV. Instructing officer. SV. Top view, rating blowing up suit with mouth. CU. An instructing officer. SV. Rating adjusting hood of suit. CU. Rating adjusting hood. SV. Rating takes out gloves from pocket in suit and puts them on. CU. Man pulling on glove. SV. Officer watching man floating in tank. SV. Top view man wearing inflated suit lying on water. GV. Submarine.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:28:00 / 01:40:21:00

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