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    Cuxhaven, Germany.

    LV salvage operations in progress at Cuxhaven harbour. SV German salvaging vessel 'Ausdauer' of Hamburg over sunken tug. SV & SCU diver being prepared. SV crew of salvage vessel looking over side. SV diver going down. SV man working winch. CU heavy lift tackle. STV tug 'Fairplay I' being pulled up. CU winch operator signalling. SCU funnel and bridge of sunken tug emerging. CU bollards turning. SV & CU water pouring from bridge of raised tug. SV heavy lift gear from salvage ship holding tug above water (2 shots). CU helm of sunken tug. SCU salvage men. SCU body of captain's five year old son Werner Reese being lifted onto deck. STV & CU pumping water from tug. SCU wallet of dead radio operator being examined. SCU sheet covering bodies on deck. Angle shot, flag at half mast. SV & LV salvage tug and lift ship.

    (Lav.) (Orig.J.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    29896
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    184.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:24:00 / 01:30:30:00
    Canister:
    54/73
    Sort Number:
    54/073
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The accident reported in this clip occurred on 6 October 1954.

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