Off the coast of New Jersey in the United States, a commercial ship sinks slowly into the ocean. The ship suffered a German submarine torpedo, and has broken from the middle into two pieces. It gives off a vast cloud of black smoke.
A burning ship broken from middle, sinking in the ocean off the coast of New Jersey after being hit by German submarine torpedoes. The ship gives away immense cloud of smoke. A patrolling airplane passes by the ship. Another ship passes from very near to the sinking ship. The ship ultimately gets below the water and only the smoke can be seen on the horizon.
Dumping of radioactive material into the Atlantic Ocean. USS Calhoun County (LST-519) anchored at a port in New Jersey, United States. The American flag flies aboard the ship. Drums of atomic waste lined up on the deck of the ship. A map with a place marked on it. The map depicts the area in the Atlantic Ocean (seemingly off the coast of the Carolinas), where the atomic waste is to be disposed. Closer view of map shows writing, "Com Three Disposal Area" and a 2000 foot depth indication.
Army Air Corps under direction of Brigadier General Billy Mitchell bombs the decommissioned battleships "New Jersey" (BB-16) and "Virginia" (BB-13) at Diamond Shoals, N.C. Chemical Warfare Smoke Curtain seen. Officers check the bomber aircraft before take off. USS New Jersey BB-16 anchored and after several bomb droppings sinks in the Atlantic Ocean off North Carolina.
U.S. battleship USS New Jersey (BB-16) being test bombed in the Atlantic Ocean as part of General Billy Mitchell's efforts to demonstrate the effect of air power in warfare. A close up of the USS New Jersey (BB-16). The ship begins to sink after aerial bombing. One mast falls and the U.S. battleship tilts on one side. The ship gradually submerges into water off the coast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.
Ammunition being dumped into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Sandy Hook, New Jersey. Policemen aboard a ship as they hold guns and rifles in hands. Manhattan seen briefly in the background. Rifles, guns, pistols and revolvers on the deck. The policemen dump 4,000 guns into the ocean.