• Short Summary

    THE ORE CARRIER J.LOUIS REACHED PORT IN CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, AFTER SUSTAINING CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE WHEN?

  • Description

    THE ORE CARRIER J.LOUIS REACHED PORT IN CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, AFTER SUSTAINING CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE WHEN ATTACKED BY PLANES OFF THE COAST OF CUBA.

    THE SHIP WAS ATTACKED FOR 61 MINUTES EARLY ON OCT 22 WHILE STEAMING FROM JAMAICA TOWARD THE YUCATAN CHANNEL BETWEEN CUBA AND CENTRAL AMERICA.THE SHIP'S CAPTAIN...GERHARD KRAUSE...SAYS THE J.LOUIS WAS ABOUT 16 MILES OFF CAPE ORIENTE, CUBA, AT THE TIME OF THE ATTACK.

    CREW MEMBERS REPORT THE PLANES MADE AT LEAST 19 PASSES.THE GUNFIRE CAUSED DAMAGE TO THE SUPERSTRUCTURE OF THE SHIP AND STARTED A FIRE UNDER THE FORECASTLE.THERE WERE NO CASUALTIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA25RQAV3BZ3TM8PC64QQVIKOSH
    Media URN:
    VLVA25RQAV3BZ3TM8PC64QQVIKOSH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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