• Short Summary

    AT LEAST SIX PERSONS DIED WHEN TWO SHIPS COLLIDED IN THICK FOG OFF THE WEST COAST OF SWEDEN YESTERDAY (MONDAY).

  • Description

    AT LEAST SIX PERSONS DIED WHEN TWO SHIPS COLLIDED IN THICK FOG OFF THE WEST COAST OF SWEDEN YESTERDAY (MONDAY).TWO OTHERS WERE REPORTED MISSING, PRESUMED DEAD.

    THEY WERE ALL MEMBERS OF THE CREW OF THE FRENCH FREIGHTER CAPITAINE LOUIS MALBERT, WHICH SANK.NINETEEN CREW WERE PICKED UP.THE MISHAP TOOK PLACE IN THE KATTEGAT, BETWEEN DENMARK AND SWEDEN.

    THE OTHER SHIP, THE DANISH TANKER TOSBORG (12.410 TONS), HAD HER BOWS DAMAGED.SURVIVORS WERE RESCUED BY A SWEDISH VESSEL AND A SOVIET TRAWLER.

    EIGHT OF THEM WERE BROUGHT INTO COPENHAGEN LAST NIGHT (MONDAY) BY THE SOVIET VESSEL.THE OTHERS - FIVE OF WHOM HAD SPENT SEVERAL HOURS IN THE ICY SEA AFTER THEIR LIFEBOAT OVERTURNED - WERE TAKEN TO HAELSINGBORG, SWEDEN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8K6UASCF6FXIS4K3C7HRZAESM
    Media URN:
    VLVA8K6UASCF6FXIS4K3C7HRZAESM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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