• Short Summary

    SINGAPORE'S PORT AUTHORITIES HAVE MARKED THE SPOT WHERE A HONG KONG FREIGHTER, THE SHUNTAI, SANK LAST WEDNESDAY (MARCH 18) AFTER A COLLISION WITH A LIBERIAN TANKER, THE WORLD CARRIER.

  • Description

    SINGAPORE'S PORT AUTHORITIES HAVE MARKED THE SPOT WHERE A HONG KONG FREIGHTER, THE SHUNTAI, SANK LAST WEDNESDAY (MARCH 18) AFTER A COLLISION WITH A LIBERIAN TANKER, THE WORLD CARRIER.

    THE SHUNTAI WAS LOCATED LYING 60 FEET UNDERWATER, AND MARKERS WERE PLACED IN THE AREA TO GUIDE OTHER SHIPS ENTERING THE SINGAPORE HARBOUR.

    THE FREIGHTER IS LYING ON HER STARBOARD SIDE. TWO DIVERS FROM A SALVAGE COMPANY COULD NOT FIND THE BODIES OF SEVEN CREW MEMBERS, INCLUDING ITS SKIPPER, BELIEVED TRAPPED INSIDE THE ENGINE ROOM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5BIQBVSJGWXQRJ37AMO01JAE8
    Media URN:
    VLVA5BIQBVSJGWXQRJ37AMO01JAE8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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