A new unsinkable life raft being tested and demonstrated as men hoist the sail in the United States.
United States USA Date:1943 Duration:1 min 2 sec Sound:Yes
A new unsinkable steel life raft being tested and demonstrated in the United States. A 3000 pound steel raft that floats on either side in a hoist. Concentrated ration boxes on the raft. A signaling mirror being shown by a merchant seaman. The raft in the hoist and being dropped into the water. Seamen jump into the sea. They man the raft and hoist the sail. A smoke signal being used. The raft sails in the water.
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