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    Item title reads - Wonderful engineering feat. 1300 ton cargo steamer "Richard Welford" which capsized and sunk at quayside, raised in 3 hours. Newcastle, Tyne and Wear.

    M/S of the liner on its side, water is pumped from the front and side. M/S of the pumps.

    Intertitle - 'Mighty pumps emptied her of water at the rate of 2800 tons per hour.'

    C/U of the pumps with water pouring out from different valves. L/S of the ship slowly turning the right way up. M/S of men on the steamer.

    Note: for another story about the steamer see 'Remarkable Accident' in G 1004 on *PM0312*.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    24057
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    320.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:14:00 / 01:24:45:00
    Canister:
    G 1028
    Sort Number:
    G 1028
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
    WorkSpaces
    boat's launch Disasters Overall Cargo ships
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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