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U.S. submarine, USS Cod (SS-224) rescues crew of Dutch submarine, O-19, aground on Ladd Reef, Spratly Islands, in World War II

View from deck of submarine, USS Cod (SS-224) on her last patrol near the end of World War 2, as she approaches to assist the Dutch submarine O-19, grounded on Ladd Reef, Spratly Islands, in the South China Sea. The O-19 signals with aldis lamp. Small waves can be seen breaking around her on the reef. Crew of the Cod prepare to rescue crew of the O-19. They inflate yellow life rafts. View of the Dutch submarine The USS Cod approaches close in dark blue water. Crew of the Dutch boat seen on her deck in life vests. View of the Dutch boat from starboard, abeam, her bow lifted up on the shoal. Sailors setting explosive charges aboard the O-19, signal to the USS Cod, as she moves away. O-19 crew members seen along with U.S. sailors aboard the USS Cod. Scuttling charges explode on the O-19. Crew member aboard the Cod photographs the event with a small motion picture camera. Crew members perched on the conning tower of the Cod to watch the event. Crew on starboard deck of the Cod. The hulk of O-19 remains on the reef. A U.S. Navy PB4Y-2 Privateer patrol aircraft flies overhead.

Date: 1945, July 8
Duration: 5 min 4 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Crew of submarine, USS Cod (SS-224) rescue Dutch crew from submarine, O-19, at Spratly Islands, during World War II

Crew members on foredeck of the submarine,USS Cod (SS-224) as she approaches the Dutch submarine, O-19, aground on Ladd Reef, Spratly Islands, South China Sea, a month before the end of World War 2. Crew of the O-19 walk along her partially submerged deck toward the Cod. O-19 crew members along with U.S. Sailors on deck of the Cod. The O-19 empty of crew. Yellow inflated life rafts on deck of the Cod. All hands pulling on a line, aboard the Cod. View from Cod's deck with O-19 crew on board and the Dutch submarine far away in the distance.

Date: 1945, July 8
Duration: 2 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Crew of grounded Dutch submarine, O-19, being rescued by the U.S. submarine, USS Cod (SS-224) during World War II

A U.S. Navy PB4Y-2 Privateer aircraft flies low over the submarine, USS Cod (SS-224) as 3 of her crew members paddle a yellow inflated rubber raft to the Dutch submarine, O-19, aground on Ladd Reef, in the Spratly islands, South China Sea, during last month of World War 2. Crew members of the O-19 are seen on her deck. Rescued Dutch sailors seen aboard the USS Cod. Light signals being sent from the O-19, but no crew visible on her deck.

Date: 1945, July 8
Duration: 2 min 27 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The USS Cod (SS-224) rescues crew of the Dutch submarine, O-19, from a reef, in South China Sea during World War II

Some of the Officers and men of the Dutch submarine, O-19, are brought to the U.S. submarine, USS Cod (SS-224) aboard yellow inflatable life rafts, after their boat ran aground on Ladd Reef, Spratly Islands, South China Sea, in final days of World War 2. They are helped from the life rafts by U.S. sailors. Dutch crewmen smile as they walk along the deck of USS Cod. More crew from the O-19, close by the Cod, step into life rafts. Crew of the Cod pull a raft in close with lines as the Dutch crew members throw personal belongings to deck of the Cod, and climb aboard. Officers and men of the O-19 standing on deck of the USS Cod.

Date: 1945, July 8
Duration: 1 min 24 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
USS Cod fires machine guns, deck gun, and torpedoes, to scuttle Dutch submarine, O-19, after rescuing her crew in World War II

Crew members of the USS Cod (SS-224) fire 50 caliber machine guns at the derelict Dutch submarine, O-19, during actions to scuttle her after the crew was rescued by the USS Cod, during last month of World War 2. (The O-19 went aground on Ladd Reef, Spratly Islands and could not be freed.) Gunners man the Cod's deck gun and fire rounds at the O-19. Officer silhouetted by sunset on deck of the Cod as he uses sextant to make navigational observations. View from Cod's deck gun of the Dutch submarine in the distance. A huge explosion seen as torpedo from the USS Cod strikes the reef and the O-19. Another large explosion raising much smoke, from a second torpedo. Smoke rising from a scuttling charge explosion aboard the O-19, as the USS Cod moves away. Several more explosions aboard the O-19. Turning wake of the USS Cod as she gets underway. Views from side and bow as the USS Cod is underway.

Date: 1945, July 8
Duration: 4 min 7 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Dutch submarine is shelled and torpedoed by USS Cod in actions to scuttle her, after rescuing her crew during World War II

Smoke rises from the Dutch submarine, O-19, as she is struck by gunfire from deck gun of the USS Cod (SS-224), during actions to scuttle her following rescue of her crew from Ladd Reef, Spratly Islands, South China Sea, where she ran aground during final days of World War 2. A huge explosion occurs as a torpedo from the USS Cod strikes the reef and the O-19. Smoke rising from the O-19.

Date: 1945, July 8
Duration: 1 min 23 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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