Mine sweep exercises aboard United States Navy USS Phoebe (MSC-199) in the Pacific Ocean. The United States P-3A aircraft in flight over the ocean. A submarine underway at sea. Aircraft P-3A releases mine and mine drops in water. Water splashes. Aircraft in flight over the ocean.
The Japanese Navy and U.S. Navy in combat in the Pacific Ocean during the Battle of Midway in World War II. On June 3rd 1942 : U.S. amphibious aircraft take off from a catapult. A sailor observes through binoculars from a ship deck. A convoy of Japanese ships in the Pacific ocean. A pilot in the cockpit of the U.S. Navy aircraft in flight. A man beside the control panel. The Pacific Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz on a ship. The United States sailors work on the ship deck. The sailors inside a cabin on the ship. Men walk out of the cabin to the deck. The men load a bomb in bomb bay of an aircraft. The ammunition on the deck. The aircraft takes off from the carrier deck. U.S. Navy ships attacked by Japanese aircraft. Smoke rising from an aircraft carrier in the Pacific ocean. U.S. ships fire at Japanese planes. A Japanese plane crashes into the ocean. A parked U.S. plane bounces to side of aircraft carrier after explosions and turbulence and nearly falls off edge. Dramatic close view of a Japanese aircraft hit while closing in on a U.S. Navy carrier. A wing tears off and the Japanese plane crashes into the ocean right beside the U.S. Navy carrier. Gun camera footage of U.S. Navy aircraft attacking the Japanese naval fleet. Japanese ships burning and smoking. Views of disabled Japanese ships off the Midway atoll. U.S. soldiers on deck of ship after the battle.
Mine sweep exercises aboard United States Navy USS Phoebe (MSC-199) in Pacific Ocean. A crew member on board the United States Navy motor minesweeper Phoebe pulls a power cable. One man works with a cable. One of the crew members attaches the power cable with acoustic device MK 4 situated in a cradle at the edge of the deck. Man secures the power cable inserted into the acoustic device. One man holds onto the cable and other man uses a wrench to tighten the collar to secure the power cable to acoustic device. Men on deck prepare to launch one of the floats situated on a cradle along the deck edge. Men wearing life jackets hold onto a steadying line. Float lifted over the side by the ship's boom. Float hangs over the side. MK4 acoustic device lifted by the ship's boom. The device hung over the side of the ship for lowering.
Mine sweep exercises aboard United States Navy ship USS Phoebe (MSC-199) in Pacific Ocean. Float in tow behind the Phoebe with shoreline in the background. A large drum turns as a large cable is strung out over the stern roller and into the water. Men on the fantail of the mine sweeper. Large cable strung out over the water to be used for magnetic mines. Float pulled through the water. Floating cable on the surface of the water. Cable reeled. Float comes in towards the side of Phoebe. MK4 acoustic device lifted from the water. Crew men lean over the rail and take hold of the MK4. Acoustic device brought aboard.
Mine sweep exercises aboard United States Navy USS Phoebe (MSC-199) in Pacific Ocean. Quartermaster works on charts up on the bridge. He plots on a map. Commanding Officer of Phoebe, Lieutenant Raymond Johnson on the bridge of the ship. Lee Helsman turns the helm. Lee Helsman works on throttles. Magnetic repeater or repeating Pelorus.
The Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. Aerial view of the Pacific Ocean. A U.S. aircraft takes off from a carrier. The aircraft in flight. Naval guns being fired from ships underway in the Pacific. Animation depicts lack of communication between American forces. Ships underway. Animation depicts the cause of surprise enemy attack on American forces. Men look on monitors tracking enemy forces. Japanese ships underway in the Pacific. U.S. 7th Fleet ships underway. Animation depicts positions of U.S. Task Forces. Commander of U.S. 7th Fleet Admiral Thomas Cassin Kinkaid receives a dispatch from Commander of U.S. 3rd Fleet. Battleships underway in the Pacific Ocean. Animation depicts organized Task Force 34 and Task Force 38 pushing on. Animation depicts the various possibilities of American Task Force attack over the Japanese forces.