• Short Summary

    The passenger ship City of Benares was bound for Canada from Liverpool with 90 child evacuees on board when she was torpedoed and sank, and after eight days adrift on the Atlantic Ocean, remaining survivors are finally rescued, including six evacuee boys and Miss Mary Cornish

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: More Surviviors from the Children's Liner

    UNKNOWN:
    EXT

    CHILDREN Torpedoed children arrive back at Scottish Port.. saved from City of Benares


    EVACUATION Torpedoed children arrive back at Scottish port saved from "City of Berzores" Ship


    SHIPPING More survivors from City of Benares inc...Miss Cornish (only women with child survivors)


    Civilians; Ships and Boats

    World War II, WWII, Second World War, war, Children????????s Overseas Reception Board (CORB), Lifeboat 12, HMS Anthony, Atlantic
    Background: The passenger ship City of Benares was bound for Canada from Liverpool with 90 child evacuees on board when she was torpedoed and sank, and after eight days adrift on the Atlantic Ocean, remaining survivors are finally rescued, including six evacuee boys and Miss Mary Cornish

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3ILUIR6892IMFN8HGINM8FFGH
    Media URN:
    VLVA3ILUIR6892IMFN8HGINM8FFGH
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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