• Short Summary

    The 7,000-ton Dutch collier "Steenwijk", carrying a full cargo of coal from Norfolk, U.S.A. was?

  • Description

    The 7,000-ton Dutch collier "Steenwijk", carrying a full cargo of coal from Norfolk, U.S.A. was entering Ijmuiden harbour, Holland at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, 13th January when she struck one of the piers. A hole 16 ft (5 metres) long was torn in her hull, at holds nos: 1 and 2, which were quickly filled with water.

    Tugs towed the "Steenwijk" to shallow water and beacher her, by which time there was 24 feet (over 7 metres) of water in the ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2M7P6W25RU5YJ3YYTQYYRQC43
    Media URN:
    VLVA2M7P6W25RU5YJ3YYTQYYRQC43
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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