• Short Summary

    A GERMAN FREIGHTER AND A SMALL FRENCH TANKER SANK IN ROTTERDAM'S NEWSWATERWAY TODAY (SATURDAY) AFTER A COLLISION LAST NIGHT.

  • Description

    A GERMAN FREIGHTER AND A SMALL FRENCH TANKER SANK IN ROTTERDAM'S NEWSWATERWAY TODAY (SATURDAY) AFTER A COLLISION LAST NIGHT. ALL WHO WERE ABOARD THE SHIPS WERE SAFE, EXCEPT A CARGO OF CATTLE.

    RESCUERS STRUGGLED THIS MORNING TO RESCUE THE CATTLE, AND SOME WERE TOWED TO SAFETY BEHIND SMALL BOATS.

    THE SHIPS WERE THE FOUR THOUSAND TON GERMAN FREIGHTER HORNLAND, AND THE FRENCH TANKER PRESIDENT PIERRE ANGOT, OF TWO THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED TONS.

    SALVAGE EXPERTS TODAY MADE AN EXAMINATION OF THE TWO SHIPS ??? THE HORNLAND'S CREW AND 12 PASSENGERS, AND THE PRESIDENT PIERRE ANGOT'S 24 CREW WERE ALL TAKEN OFF THE SHIPS SAFELY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8VT4IHRSMYBG6F4ZDBRWEFC6B
    Media URN:
    VLVA8VT4IHRSMYBG6F4ZDBRWEFC6B
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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