Righting The "New York" 1949

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    Kieler Forde, Kiel, Germany.

    LS. Wreck of the 23,000 ton Hapag Steamer SS "New York" laying capsized in harbour where it has been since 1945. MS. & SCU. Workmen pulling on hawser rope. MS. Cable running on pulley. MS. Steam winders turning. MS. Howsers being tightened. LS. & MS. Howsers tightening up on salvage ship "Hiev". MS. Wreck of SS "New York" rising out of water - showing name of vessel. MS. Tugs edging SS "New York" back into harbour.

    (Warner Pathe F/G UN 2053 F) (Mute. Dupe.Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 10/01/1949. German voiceover.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    93461
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3471.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:30:00 / 01:07:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 2216 I
    Sort Number:
    UN 2216 I
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