• Short Summary

    A JAPANESE CARGO VESSEL AND AN AMERICAN FREIGHTER COLLIDED IN HEAVY FOG 35 MILES NORTH OF SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.

  • Description

    A JAPANESE CARGO VESSEL AND AN AMERICAN FREIGHTER COLLIDED IN HEAVY FOG 35 MILES NORTH OF SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.THE CREW ABANDONED THE JAPANESE SHIP A FEW HOURS LATER, DURING THE EARLY MORNING WEDNESDAY (5 JUNE).ONE MAN WAS REPORTED MISSING AND TWO WERE INJURED.FORTY-THREE OTHERS, WHO WERE ABOARD LIFE-RAFTS, WERE PICKED UP BY UNITED STATES COAST GUARD CUTTERS.

    THE JAPANESE FREIGHTER - THE 449-FOOT KOKOKU MARU - DID NOT SINK, ALTHOUGH IT WAS RIDING LOW IN THE WATER.THE AMERICAN SHIP - THE 445-FOOT ASTERION - SUFFERED A LARGE HOLE IN THE BOW ABOVE THE WATERLINE.SHE RETURNED TO SAN FRANCISCO UNDER HER OWN POWER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA76SNKGXJIZS89ZA4OUSKT1GIP
    Media URN:
    VLVA76SNKGXJIZS89ZA4OUSKT1GIP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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