Oil Tanker Aground 1967

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    Northern Brabant, Off Zeeland, Holland / The Netherlands.

    VS People on the coastline watching operations. LS From beach of British oil tanker 'British Lantern' stuck on a sand bank out at sea. Aerial view of the tanker with many tugs around her trying to move her. LS Small tankers go to her aid and they off-load some of the cargo to try and make her more buoyant. Aerial view one of the smaller tankers which has caught fire and oil slick from her moves across the sea. VS The tugs busy at work and they finally shift the 'British Lantern'.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 17/08/1967.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:12:27:00 / 01:14:12:00
    UN 4293 I
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    UN 4293 I
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