• Short Summary

    The Dutch coster 'Minorca' feel victim to the dense blanket of fog now smothering the Hone Countries and Southern England.

  • Description


    The 'Minorca' high and dry on St. Margaret's Bay beach.



    A member of the crew climbing down a ladder from the ship to the beach.




    Initials TDH/RL



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Dutch coster 'Minorca' feel victim to the dense blanket of fog now smothering the Hone Countries and Southern England. In the early hours of Jan 30 she ran aground on rocks in St. Margarets Bay, near Dover 200 yards from shore where she was filmed by VISNEWS.

    Dover lifeboat went to the ship's aid but was not required. The 'Minorca' was refloated at mid-day and sailed without apparent damage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB6SPKKKL1ZX61V19GG6AL6BHJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAB6SPKKKL1ZX61V19GG6AL6BHJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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