• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH TANKER "HAMILTON" RAN AGROUND ON SOME ROCKS OFF THE HOOK OF HOLLAND THIS MORNING, (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    THE BRITISH TANKER "HAMILTON" RAN AGROUND ON SOME ROCKS OFF THE HOOK OF HOLLAND THIS MORNING, (SATURDAY). THE TANKER'S BOWS HIT THE ROCKS WHICH ARE JUST OFF THE ZUIDER PIER. THE 13,315 TON TANKER WAS APPROACHING THE PIER ABOUT TWO O'CLOCK THIS MORNING WHEN IT WENT AGROUND. THE TUG VIKING BANK WAS CALLED OUT IMMEDIATELY AND WAS LATER JOINED BY FOUR OTHERS IN THE ATTEMPT TO PULL THE TANKER CLEAR. EARLY ATTEMPTS WERE UNSUCCESSFUL AND IT WAS PLANNED TO TRY AGAIN AT HIGH TIDE THIS AFTERNOON. THE AUTHORITIES SAID THAT THE CREW OF THE TANKER WOULD BE SAFE UNLESS THE WEATHER CHANGED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2A72TBEENINYN4DG6124619UM
    Media URN:
    VLVA2A72TBEENINYN4DG6124619UM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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