Rescue operation steps followed by the crew of a submarine as it sinks in the united States.
United States USA Date:1947 Duration:10 min 1 sec Sound:Yes
A U.S. Navy training film "Submarine Escape" depicts rescue precautions in emergency for men if a submarine sinks. A sunken submarine in the United States. Operation officers check an operation board that the reporting time of the submarine has passed out. A man makes a radio call to the submarine but it does not answer. A squadron officer leaves the office of communication and contacts with an officer of Ships and Shore Station for aid. Two aircraft and an airship in flight to find the submarine and to rescue its crewmen. A ship at sea. Two methods of rescue to be followed in emergency: individual (S.E.A.) and collective (Rescue Chamber). Crewmen in the submarine as it goes down. They smoke. A man on a phone receives no answer. A man checks condition. Two men stand near a compartment. Floating debris in the sea. Men in a forward compartment to talk over the problems that the ship is encountering. Important steps to be followed in an emergency written on a board. Men follow the steps. A man gives a pack of absorbent powder. A man spreads a mattress cover on a lower bunk. He puts on rubber gloves. He pours the powder and spreads it in thin layer. Instructions are read by a man. Emergency drinking water, fruit juices and oxygen for safety. The man waits. Men rest. The men prepare for escape collectively. They wear the rescue gear. Men prepare for escape individually. A man wearing a rescue gear signals by gesturing. The men work with rescue gear and equipment.
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