• Short Summary

    The tug Cervia is sunk with the loss of six lives.

  • Description

    Gravesend.

    SV. The tug Cervia tied up at Sun Wharf, Gravesend. SCU. Deck covered with mud and slime. LV. Mast of sunken tug above water. Salvage boats nearby. CU. Mast. SV. Mast, salvage vessel right alongside. SV. Diver's air pump being operated. SCU. Diver coming up from bottom. STV. Salvage men inspecting lines. LV. Arcadia, the ship which did the damage. SCU. Name on bows. LV. Tug Cervia alongside. SCU. Seamen looking at towing hook and pointing out quick release pin which failed to operate. CU. Quick release pin. STV. Men at work on Cervia.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene F.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    254.25
    Media URN:
    30244
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:45:00 / 01:41:39:00
    Canister:
    54/86

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