• Short Summary

    FIVE SHIPS BROKE ADRIFT LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY) DURING A STORM IN THE SCHELDT ESTUARY, NEAR FLUSHING, HOLLAND.

  • Description

    1.
    SV BREAKWATER PAN UP TO SHIP AGROUND
    0.12

    2.
    LV "RUDGERT VINNEN"
    0.16

    3.
    GV STERN OF SHIP
    0.19

    4.
    GV "RUDGERT VINNEN"
    0.23

    5.
    GV LIGHT HOUSE ASHORE PAN TO SHIP AGROUND
    0.32



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FIVE SHIPS BROKE ADRIFT LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY) DURING A STORM IN THE SCHELDT ESTUARY, NEAR FLUSHING, HOLLAND. FOUR FOUND NEW BERTHS, BUT THE FIFTH, THE 2,800-TON GERMAN FREIGHTER "RUDGERT VINNEN" RAN AGROUND. IT WAS EN ROUTE FOR ANTWERP.

    THE FREIGHTER HAD BEEN DELAYED IN THE SCHELDT FOR SEVERAL DAYS DUE TO THE DOCK STRIKE IN ANTWERP. TWO TUGS WERE CALLED TO ASSIST IN REFLOATING THE FREIGHTER VESSEL, WHICH SUFFERED ONLY SLIGHT DAMAGE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1RLWSDL5JUEMP0RKQJHX54WDA
    Media URN:
    VLVA1RLWSDL5JUEMP0RKQJHX54WDA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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