• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    1.
    GV. Of "Steenwijk".
    3 ft

    2.
    LV. Ditto.
    2.5 ft

    3.
    SV. Crane removing bulkheads.
    3.5 ft

    4.
    SV. Men watching.
    2 ft

    5.
    CU.PAN.Flooded hold.
    6.5 ft

    6.
    LV. Crane with section of bulkhead.
    2.5 ft

    7.
    TOP V. Bulkhead being removed.
    5.2 ft

    8.
    CU. Showing sludge on water in hold.
    4 ft

    9.
    LV. Crane with section of bulkhead.
    3 ft

    10.
    SV. Men on deck watching.
    1.5 ft

    11.
    LV. Deck of ship.
    2.5 ft

    12.
    CU. Water in hold of ship.
    3 ft

    13.
    SV. Crane removing section of bulkhead.
    2 ft

    14.
    CU. Cable of crane.
    3 ft

    15.
    S.TOP V.Coal dust in hold.
    2.5 ft

    16.
    SV. Men on deck.
    2.5 ft

    17.
    LV.PAN.Of "Steenwijk".
    4.5 ft



    Initials AW/JH/CW/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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