Description:08 19 26 00 Archives. May 23, 1939. New Hampshire. View on sea, an American submarine " Sailfish " which sank, rescue team with bell and deep sea diver dives in the sea. 33 survivors on all the crew, 59 persons. First submarine disaster of the American history. Close-up on survivor with coverage. View on boat with rescuers. System allowed to bring the submarine back to the surface. The submarine reappears then dives back.