• Short Summary

    SIXTEEN SCHOOLBOYS AND A NOVICE PRIEST WERE DROWNED WHEN THEIR BOAT CAPSIZED WHILE MAKING THE SHORT JOURNEY FROM MARSALA, SICILY, TO THE ISLAND OF MOZIA.

  • Description

    SIXTEEN SCHOOLBOYS AND A NOVICE PRIEST WERE DROWNED WHEN THEIR BOAT CAPSIZED WHILE MAKING THE SHORT JOURNEY FROM MARSALA, SICILY, TO THE ISLAND OF MOZIA. IT HAPPENED ON FRIDAY (MAY 1) NOT LONG AFTER THREE MOTOR BOATS WITH A HOLIDAY PARTY OF 35 BOYS AND PRIESTS SET OUT ON THE ONE-MILE TRIP FROM MARSALA.

    FATHER VITO FALZONE, ONE OF THE SURVIVORS, SAID THAT SOME OF THE BOYS IN THE BOAT WERE EXCITED AND STARTED TO MOVE ABOUT. THE BOAT CAPSIZED, THROWING EVERYONE INTO THE SEA. FEW COULD SWIM.

    FATHER FALZONE AND OTHER SURVIVORS WERE RESCUED BY THE OTHER BOATS AND WERE TAKEN TO HOSPITAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2DHRTVRRC6X498JGHX7HCS0XE
    Media URN:
    VLVA2DHRTVRRC6X498JGHX7HCS0XE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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