• Short Summary

    DRAMA OF 'STRATHEDEN':

    ( NOTE - liner arrives at Tilbury docks after rescue of "Jason " Greek fishing vessel off Italy / onboard pictures of rescue attempt / lifeboat launched from liner with crew wearing lifebelts / eight of lifeboat crew died
    during rescue attempt of 15 greek fishermen - the lifeboat overturned and only seven men were saved.)

  • Description

    CUMMINS, Capt.... (of Stratheden) Arrival in Stratheden at Tilbury.....tells of brave rescue at sea.

    RESCUES. The Liner "Stratheden" arr. Tilbury...survivors.... Asst. Engineer Suckling and Quarter Master Rigden and Capt. Cummins....tell of drama st Sea...actual pictures showing rescue in lifeboat which eventually overturned in the rough sea of Italy.

    RIDGEN, (Quartermaster of Stratheden) With asst. engineer arrival in Stratheden at Tilbury ... tell of tragic at sea.

    STRATHEDEN S.S. Arrives Tilbury with Capt. Cummins, Asst. engineer Suckling and Quartermaster Rigden...tell of drama at sea...shot of Stratheden at sea....off Italy....loses crew in lifeboat plus boat.

    SUCKLING, (Assistant engineer to liner Stratheden) Arrival at Tilburg docks in Stratheden with Quartermaster Rigden who tell of tragic at sea.

    SURVIVORS "SURVIVORS OF THE STRATEDEN" etc

    TILBURY Arrival of liner "Stratheden" in the docks.

    Ships and Boats; Disasters and Accidents
    Background: DRAMA OF 'STRATHEDEN':

    ( NOTE - liner arrives at Tilbury docks after rescue of "Jason " Greek fishing vessel off Italy / onboard pictures of rescue attempt / lifeboat launched from liner with crew wearing lifebelts / eight of lifeboat crew died
    during rescue attempt of 15 greek fishermen - the lifeboat overturned and only seven men were saved.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2PGS6QASFPYISZ3XTCMN0VT13
    Media URN:
    VLVA2PGS6QASFPYISZ3XTCMN0VT13
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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