A demonstration about clearing underwater obstacles and mines with Reddy Fish and Hell Fish explosives in Florida.
Florida United States USA Date:1945 Duration:2 min 31 sec Sound:Yes
A demonstration about clearing underwater obstacles and mines with charges and explosives in Florida, United States. A man puts a seal on a paper that reads ' 100 % completed '. A sign on another paper reads 'Project 219 Reddy Fish'. Reddy fish explosives mounted on a torpedo at a beach in Florida for clearing underwater obstacles and mines. Reddy fish explosives aboard a Landing Craft Mechanized underway at sea. Reddy fish explosives being launched with the help of a torpedo. A fiery flare appears and the torpedo demobilizes. A man preses a remote control button and Reddy fish explosives detonate causing an explosion in water. The resultant 60 feet passage blasted by the explosive. A man puts a seal on a paper that reads ' 81 % completed '. A sign on a paper reads ' Project 228 Hell Fish '. Hell Fish, a 1700 pound explosive charge, is attached to a Mark13 torpedo. The Hell Fish being launched at sea. An explosion occurs in water due to detonation. A passage cleared as a result of the explosion for landing crafts. A man puts a seal on a paper that reads ' 81% completed '.
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