Autumn's First Wreck Aka Autumn's First… 1928

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    Item title reads - Autumn's first wreck. S.S. Mellanear, in dense fog, runs ashore on dreaded rocks at Land's End, to be pounded to pieces. The crew, fortunately, were all saved. Cornwall.

    L/S of the S.S. Mellanear stranded in the sea with the rocks in the foreground.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35078
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    742.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:08:00 / 01:32:40:00
    Canister:
    G 1536
    Sort Number:
    G 1536
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