Mini-submarine being tested in tank at Horsham.
No title. Britain's first underwater research vessel at Horsham, West Sussex.
M/S of the underwater vessel - mini-submarine - hoisted over pool for demonstration. C/U side of submarine showing propeller shaft. M/S vessel being lowered into tank by man operating electric hoist. C/U man operating electric hoist. M/S vessel being lowered into the water. C/U man holding guide rope. C/U one man going aboard down hatch. C/U top of hatch looking down into hold of the vessel. M/S another man going aboard down hatch.
Interior shot of the vessel showing man coming down ladder. C/U of hatch closing. M/S of control panel. C/U hand on control panel operating switch. M/S man at the controls about to lower the vessel into water. Exterior C/U showing the vessel submerging and air blowing from its tanks. M/S of the vessel submerging with air bubbling from it. M/S of men on the side of the tank watching, pan to the vessel in the water completely submerged. M/S vessel in water now beginning to surface. C/U the hatch as it rises above the surface. M/S of the vessel surfaced in the tank showing the men on the edge looking.
The submarine is for use by geologists and other scientists.