• Short Summary

    When the Swedish oil tanker "St. Gobain" exploded in a shipbreaking yard at Inverkeithing, Fife,?

  • Description

    When the Swedish oil tanker "St. Gobain" exploded in a shipbreaking yard at Inverkeithing, Fife, Scotland on October 15, one man was killed and four others injured.

    Men working on a ship next to the tanker received the full force of the blast.

    In the fire that followed the explosion, flames reached a height of the hundred feet.

    Fireman from all parte of Fife fought the blase and the quayside was cordoned off in case of a further explosion, but such damage was done to the tanker before the fire was brought under control.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6TORZEQJQ101RJOLI5NMP9VBJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6TORZEQJQ101RJOLI5NMP9VBJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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