• Short Summary

    A mysterious incendiary bomb attack set fire to the pirate radio ship North Sea International off the Dutch coast on Saturday night (May 15-16).

  • Description

    NORTH SEA

    GV North Sea International pirate ship ablaze
    LV Fire fighting vessel alongside (2 shots)
    SV Flames from superstructure
    MV Crew members look on
    MV PAN Firemen fight flames
    LV Fire fighting vessel alongside
    SV & MV Firemen fighting blaze (4 shots)

    Initials SGM/0217 SGM/0230
    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved,
    Background: A mysterious incendiary bomb attack set fire to the pirate radio ship North Sea International off the Dutch coast on Saturday night (May 15-16). The ship was still blazing from stem to stern when Visnews cameraman Jac de Gier filmed the fire fighting operation. Ten crew members abandoned the ship, but three others stayed aboard. They claimed the ship and been attacked from a motor launch. Later, three men were arrested by Dutch police on suspicion of causing the fire.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5B62KF0BP1YYVNTJA0E2679O7
    Media URN:
    VLVA5B62KF0BP1YYVNTJA0E2679O7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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