• Short Summary

    THE 471 PASSENGERS FROM THE 21,370 TON CUNARD CRUISE LINER CARMANIA, AGROUND ON A CORAL REEF AT SAN SALVADOR IN THE BAHAMAS SINCE SUNDAY, WERE TRANSFERRED TO THE ITALIAN LINER FLAVIA ON THURSDAY (JANUARY 16).

  • Description

    THE 471 PASSENGERS FROM THE 21,370 TON CUNARD CRUISE LINER CARMANIA, AGROUND ON A CORAL REEF AT SAN SALVADOR IN THE BAHAMAS SINCE SUNDAY, WERE TRANSFERRED TO THE ITALIAN LINER FLAVIA ON THURSDAY (JANUARY 16).

    THE PASSENGERS WERE TRANSFERRED IN SMALL BOATS TO THE FLAVIA, WHERE THEY HAD TO CLIMB A LADDER TO BOARD THE VESSEL. THE FLAVIA TOOK THEM TO MIAMI, FLORIDA.

    THE CARMANIA, WITH A LEAK SHIPPING WATER INTO HER FRESH-WATER TANKS, WAS PULLED OFF THE SAND-COVERED REEF YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) BY TUGS, AND SHE IS NOW BOUND FOR NEWPORT, VIRGINIA, WHERE EXPERTS WILL ASSES THE DAMAGE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA49052VYJ3C4LX88M3OPABQXRM
    Media URN:
    VLVA49052VYJ3C4LX88M3OPABQXRM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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