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  • Description

    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard, United States of America (USA)

    Story of the American / US aircraft carrier 'Constellation' that caught fire in Brooklyn Navy Yard.

    Title: "Navy probes costly fire aboard carrier"

    Various shots taken onboard and from the air, of the Aircraft Carrier "Constellation" showing all that is left after the fire which raged through the hull for more than 12 hours. MS. CU. American Navy Secretary William B. Franke is interviewed - sound very bad. Various shots as Franke visits the injured in hospital with shots of nurses looking on.

    (Comb. FG)

    Date found in the paper record - 21/12/1960.
    Forty-nine (49) people died in the fire.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    85843
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3000.03
    Stock:
    Duration
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:44:00 / 01:03:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 3436 H
    Sort Number:
    UN 3436 H
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    Categories
    Religion & Politics War & Revolution
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  • Stills

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

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