• Short Summary

    AMERICAN LINER ABLAZE Dramatic first pictures (rushed by liner and plane) of blazing 11,500-ton 'Morro Castle' in which 135 lost life.

  • Description

    AMERICAN LINER ABLAZE Dramatic first pictures (rushed by liner and plane) of blazing 11,500-ton 'Morro Castle' in which 135 lost life.
    In the early morning hours of Saturday, 8 September 1934, en route from Havana to New York, the ship caught fire and burned, killing a total of 137 passengers and crew members.
    Luxury cruise ship the SS Morro Castle ablaze at sea in the Atlantic ocean of the coast of New Jersey .

    FIRE DISASTERS ACCIDENTS Ships and Boats; United States of America; Disasters and Accidents MARINE TRANSPORT

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1N2WJGCMFD653GJN9JEUCV62M
    Media URN:
    VLVA1N2WJGCMFD653GJN9JEUCV62M
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1934
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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