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    Folkestone, Kent.

    GV Folkestone Hospital. SV three rescued men outside hospital. Left to right, Alessandro, Antonio and second officer Fulvio. CU pan, Antonio to second officer Fulvio. LV two rescued men in ward. SV Alessandro Farina being tended by nurse. CU Farina. CU man. GV aircraft searching over sea. LS ships searching. Back view, pilot of helicopter. SCU Dover lifeboat towing ship's lifeboat and bridge structure, & LV. GV past pilot, .... ship searching. SV pilot boat steaming and searching, pan up. GV overcast sky, pan down to sea.

    20 are believed dead in sea disaster - crash between the steamer Vittoria Claudia and the motor vessel Perou.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title, Scene 'M')

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    28998
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    128.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:05:00 / 01:18:58:00
    Canister:
    53/89
    Sort Number:
    53/089
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    16 11 2009 feed Kent bizarre crossings
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The collision occurred on 16 November 1953, with the Vittoria Claudia then sinking on the 17th.

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