U.S. submarine Squalus being raised up by rescuers and it goes down again in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Crew members of submarine rescue ship Falcon work with McCann Rescue Chambers. Seaman push the chamber down and get on to the ship. Air-pumps on ship. A diver wearing a gas mask and a diving suit goes in water with the help of a pulley. The chambers float above the water. Men seated on chambers. Hull of the submarine rises up to the surface of the water and then goes down again. Cables in the water.
A U.S. submarine sinks during test maneuvers at sea in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Aerial view of boats and a submarine underway. A rescue team working to save the survivors. The rescue workers aboard a tug boat underway. They stand on the deck and undertake the rescue operations.
The survivors of USS Squalus which sank during a trial maneuver in the sea in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The sailors arrive at a port. Cameramen taking their photographs. Men gather at the port to greet the survivors. Officers and other men standing outside a building. The survivors posing. A tug boat underway at sea.
Raising the USS Squalus from the sea in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Salvage boats underway at sea. Diagrammatic sketch depicts the accomplishment of the raising process. Pumping of air into the sunken pontoons. The pontoons surfacing. Men aboard a ship. Aerial view of the activities undertaken.
Salvaging activities for the U.S. Navy submarine Squalus (SS-192)off the coast of Isles of Shoals near Portsmouth,New Hampshire. Men prepare to rig pontoon and they attach hoses. Men unrig the "flowerpot". Lowering line is attached to "flowerpot" and depth measuring line to pontoon. Temporary mooring line is cast off from pontoon. Men tighten up hose connections. They unrig "flowerpot" and attach cable clamp to tails of sling. They close the vents. Pontoon raises up from water. Pontoon is blown dry and made ready to leave the U.S. Navy ship Falcon (ASR-2) submarine rescue vessel. Diagrammatic representation of the U.S. Navy submarine Squalus (SS-192) raised by the slings and pontoons.
Salvaging activities for the U.S. Navy submarine Squalus (SS-192) off the coast of Isles of Shoals near Portsmouth,New Hampshire. USS Sacramento (PG-19) underway off the coast of Isles of Shoals. Small district craft LHT Hibiscus and the U.S. Navy fleet tug boat Wandank (AT-26) underway to rescue U.S. Navy submarine Squalus. Air hose is attach to U.S. Navy submarine Sculpin (SS-191). Many buoys floats on water support the tails of pontoon slings. Air hoses men work with dials. Pontoons are blown dry. Stern of pontoon surfaces up and cause gushing of water. Men secure pontoon. Bow of U.S. Navy submarine Squalus (SS-192) is raised to surface. Pontoon and sling slip off and bow settles back into water. Diagrammatic representation of the slipping off the sling and bow of pontoon.