An oil abatement product is thrown in water and a H-52 helicopter photographs a fire on the water offthe shore of Newport.
Newport Rhode Island USA Date:1970, May 20 Duration:4 min 39 sec Sound:NO SOUND
An oil abatement experiment aboard USS Compton (DD-705) off the shore of Newport, Rhode Island. A small civilian tanker laying oil on the surface of water for the experiment resulting in an oil slick on the surface of water. Officers and men on the deck of USS Compton. A United States Coast Guard (USCG) H-52 Seaguard helicopter hovers over the water in the background. Crewmen walk back and forth in the foreground carrying bags of an oil abatement product. The H-52 hovers close over USS Compton. A bag of the product is handed over to a man on the deck. The man walks off. A USCG patrol boat in the open sea. Oil slick on the surface of water off the side of the destroyer. A man stands looking down over a side in the foreground. The product being dumped over the side from the bags. Grayish powder on the surface of water. Empty bags float on the surface of water. A weather deck passageway. An officer runs down the passageway. Smoke over water on the starboard side of the ship. A fire burns off the starboard bow. Black smoke rises. Men on the weather deck. The smoke fills the area in the background. Men rush with a fire hose. A fire burning on the surface of water. Smoke rises from the fire. The H-52 circles to photograph the fire. It hovers some distance from the fire. A little bit of smoke drifts from the fire as it stops burning. The smoke hangs over the surface of water after the fire has burned out.
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