• Short Summary

    Hurricane Donna left its mark on Cuba. Palm trees bent as they were lashed by?

  • Description

    Hurricane Donna left its mark on Cuba. Palm trees bent as they were lashed by fierce gales at the fringe of northward-moving Donna. Damage to property was widespread but there are no reports of people being killed.

    A Greek ship, the "Falcon", loading sugar at La Isabela, Las Villas Province, was scuttled by her captain for safety as Donna approached. The ship was afterwards resting firmly on the sea bed.

    As calmer weather returned, the Japanese ship "Toko Maru" returned Sept 9 to Havana harbour, which it left the day before to weather the storm at sea.

    Donna - now no more than a grim memory - left a trail of 135 deaths, with scores of people missing, and damage estimated at GBP357 million during a week of havoc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3TG3VMS7SN679J0COZCBDXAN1
    Media URN:
    VLVA3TG3VMS7SN679J0COZCBDXAN1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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