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Groton Connecticut USA 1939 stock footage and images

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Launching ceremony of submarine USS Sealion (SS-195) from Groton, Connecticut early in World War 2 period

Views of the stage platform for dignitaries, decorated with patriotic bunting, at Electric Boat Company in Groton, Connecticut. Dignitaries including Mrs. Augusta K. Bloch, wife of Admiral Claude C. Bloch, being photographed and filmed. United States Navy submarine USS Sealion (SS-195) on skids just before launching. Flag on bow fluttering in wind. The submarine sliding down the ways into water.

Date: 1939, May 25
Duration: 1 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Men working on the construction of the skeleton hull of Fleet Ballistic missile submarine in Groton, Connecticut.

Construction of Fleet Ballistic missile submarines in Groton, Connecticut. Skeleton hull of submarine under construction. Small hatch opening in the submarine. A man welds under the far side of the hatch in the hull. Cross bracings in the skeleton hull of the submarine. A worker uses a cutting torch and works on the submarine.

Date: 1958, August 22
Duration: 2 min 8 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Men working on the skin and welding the parts of Fleet Ballistic missile submarines in Groton, Connecticut.

Construction of Fleet Ballistic missile submarines in Groton, Connecticut. Submarines under construction. A builder works on the skin of the submarine. Other workers working inside the submarine. Cross and vertical braces of framework of the submarine. Under section of the submarine. Wooden posts hold up the submarine on the ways. A man welds on the submarine. Ribbing and skin on the submarine.

Date: 1958, August 22
Duration: 2 min 9 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Submarine K-1 launched by widow of Commander Willis Thomas in Groton, Connecticut.

Widow of Commander Willis Thomas launches the U.S. submarine K-1 in Groton, Connecticut. Photographers click. Submarine K-1 launched and goes in sea. People see submarine going into sea.

Date: 1951, March 5
Duration: 43 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Keel laying of the Polaris submarine USS Lafayette (SSBN-616) in Groton, Connecticut.

Keel laying of the polaris submarine USS Lafayette (SSBN-616) in Groton, Connecticut. Shows electric power cable running from the USS Nautilus (SSN-571) to the dock. Thus, the nuclear reactor aboard the Nautilus is providing electric power to operate the crane for laying the keel of the USS Lafayette and also for welding, later on. Sign on dock, reads Atomic Power, SSN-571 Nautilus. The worker on the dock turns the power on. The keel of the USS Lafayette is put in place by the crane. Several yard worker in foreground. Sign reads, "USS LAFAYETTE (SSBN-616), Keel laid January 17, 1961". The keel hangs from a crane hook. French Ambassador Herve Alphand, Secretary of US-Navy(SECNAV) William B. Franke; President of General Dynamics' Electric Boat division, Carleton Shugg; and Vice Admiral(VADM) Hyman G. Rickover, all appear on a stand as the keel is being laid onto the blocks. The bottom section of the keel is lowered to the keel blocks as the dock watchers observe. Press officials gather at the ceremony. SECNAV Franke at podium speaks to the group in the yard. A worker puts a welder's apron around the SECNAV. VADM Rickover watches as SECNAV welds his initials into the keel of the USS Lafayette. Ambassador Alphand welds his initials onto the keel of the USS Lafayette. Alphand speaks from the platform to the group, completes his speech, and Carleton Shugg steps to the microphone at the close of the ceremony. The VIPs leave the platform.

Date: 1961, January 17
Duration: 3 min 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Admiral Hyman Rickover receives Distinguished Service Medal, aboard the USS Nautilus in Groton,Connecticut.

Admiral Hyman Rickover is honored aboard the USS Nautilus in Groton,Connecticut. Participating VIPs include: French Ambassador Herve Alphand; Secretary of US-Navy(SECNAV) William B. Franke; President of the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation.Carleton Shugg; and Vice Admiral(VADM) Hyman G. Rickover. They arrive aboard the USS Nautilus (SSN-571) for the ceremony. Vice Admiral Rickover is saluted by Navy officers. standing on a podium set up on deck of the submarine. Officers and men on the Nautilus stand at attention. LT. J.F. Laboon, JR. Chaplain, gives a short invocation. Commander of Nautilus, Lando W. Zech, introduces Vice Admiral Grenfell who steps up to the mike. French Ambassador Alphand gives remarks. SECNAV gives his address and presents the Distinguished Service Medal to VADM Rickover.

Date: 1961, January 17
Duration: 4 min 15 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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