• Short Summary

    A cypriot ship, Betty (phonetic), listing off Jounieh port, near Beirut, having left the area on its way to Limassol.

  • Description

    A cypriot ship, Betty (phonetic), listing off Jounieh port, near Beirut, having left the area on its way to Limassol.Ship was loaded with heavy equipment including tractors and is believed to have listed because of high seas. captain and crew rescued. some reports said unless cargo unloaded immediately ship might sink. Rough seas believed aftermath of recent earthquake Salonia. A number of people have drowned while swimming on beaches near Beirut also because of rought weather. Ship listed when equipment shifted to one side. breaking loose. Reports said attempts were being made to unload ship.

    shotlist: gv of ship from highground, several shots from nearby coast showing highwaves.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAABAA9PUZ2T3M4D84V2EFN05YY
    Media URN:
    VLVAABAA9PUZ2T3M4D84V2EFN05YY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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