Pictures received from a CURV III (Cable controlled Underwater Research Vehicle) aboard USS Opportune in the Atlantic Ocean. Closed circuit TV monitors with images on two screens. Hand of a NUC (Naval Undersea Center) technician on control switches for TV monitors aboard the ship. An image on the TV monitor. The TV monitor on a table. An image seen on screen as a picture is received from the CURV III moving around ocean bottom. Two TV monitors with different images on each screen. Controls for the TV monitors. The images change on the screen of the two monitors.
A CURV III (Cable controlled Underwater Research Vehicle) aboard USS Opportune in the Atlantic Ocean. Hands of a man working with wires. Three members of U.S. Naval Undersea Center (NUC) –a technician has a note pad while others are working with wires. Hands of the technician holding a group of wires and a continuity checker. Two technicians working with wires. The third man in the background. A technician working on the deck of USS Opportune (Salvage Vessel). Gear on the deck of the ship. Hands of a man holding a metal object over the deck. A technician working on the deck. Other technicians and a crewman in the background. Two technicians working with an object on the deck. A heavy, round metal object in the hands of a technician. Another technician attaching a small white line to the metal object. The technicians working on the deck around the CURV III. A man works with wrenches on side of the CURV III. The claws of the CURV III. A technician working with a wrench on the CURV III. Two technicians working on a large shackle attaching objects with a line. A group of men gathered around the CURV III. The technicians standing at a side of the CURV III.
A CURV III (Cable controlled Underwater Research Vehicle) aboard USS Opportune in the Atlantic Ocean. The CURV III on the deck. Technicians seen working with the vehicle. A technician working behind a scanner in operation on the CURV III during a test. Over side of USS Opportune (Salvage Vessel) showing weighted objects being lowered. The research vehicle on the deck with crewmen and technicians around it. The scanner in operation on the front of the CURV III. Three technicians in foul weather clothing chatting on the deck near the research vehicle. The bottom of the CURV III with men working nearby. The CURV III being picked up from the deck and swinging over the deck. A man in the background giving hand signals. Cables in the foreground. A windlass is turning, bringing a lifting cable in. The CURV III is hanging, ready to be put over side. A man tending a line in the foreground. The CURV III being put over a side, moving on surface. The surface of water from life lines area in the foreground.
Operations conducted on a CURV III (Cable controlled Underwater Research Vehicle) aboard USS Opportune in the Atlantic Ocean. U.S. NUC (Naval Undersea Center) technicians on the deck of USS Opportune. A man standing near a life line. Cables extending into water, leading to CURV III which is submerged. Men standing on the deck. Several men working in the bow area of the ship. A bearded civilian in a tan coat standing. Cables hanging in the foreground. Black electrical cables hanging over a unit. Men working with a heavy block. A cable running down into water. A mass of black electrical cables in a container. The cables leading into water. Technicians working around the block. A cable coiled in a unit, being payed out, up the deck area, by a personnel on board. A basket containing CURV III cables. Men nearby. A winch head; several strands of line around the winch head. A civilian in the background tending a line. A steel block secured to the deck with a line running through the block. A black cable being payed out from the basket by a technician. A black cable and a lift cable secured together. A technician working.
Responsibilities and assets of NATO's SACLANT. View from cockpit of aircraft landing on deck of U.S. aircraft carrier USS Bennington (CVA-20). Scenes of Atlantic ocean. Periscope of submarine breaks surface. View through periscope. American convoy underway during WWII in the Atlantic Ocean. Enemy submarine launches torpedo. Ships being struck by torpedoes. Underwater view of submarine. A torpedoed ship sinking. Views of empty Nazi submarine pens. A Douglas DC-4 passenger airplane passes by the Empire State building, while in flight over Manhattan Island, New York City. Steamships in terminals on the Hudson River. Tug boats and barges in New York harbor. Ocean-going cargo ships pass by the Statue of Liberty. Vehicular traffic in the streets of Norfolk, Virginia. A sign reads 'US Naval Base, Norfolk, Virginia'. View of ships and harbor at Norfolk Naval Station. Headquarters of the Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic (SACLANT). NATO officers in the "great map room of SACLANT" at the Headquarters. World map placed on a wall. Scene from 1952: U.S. Navy Captain briefs Admiral Lynde D. McCormick, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet and also SACLANT. Map shows areas of SACLANT responsibility extending around the Atlantic from Southern Europe around past Iceland to the maritime provinces of Canada and down to the U.S. coast.. Surfaced submarine launches Regulus missile. Scene from 1960: U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Independence (CV-62) underway. Aircraft parked aboard the aircraft carrier. View of Naval Air Base at Oceana, Virginia. Douglas F4D flies above runway as another lands. Navy F8 aircraft parked on ramp. Canadian Naval Base at Halifax, Nova Scotia, with views of derricks, cranes, piers, and warships.
Television program host, Lee Marvin talks about the Erie Canal in New York. View of the Erie Canal that connects Great lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. Still images of the canal in its early days. Modern moving images of a steamer on the canal.