• Short Summary

    Aug 12, off the Dutch island of Texel, a Royal Netherlands Navy fire-fighting vessel battled a fierce blaze aboard the 5,000 ton Argentine ship, "Rio Diamante".

  • Description

    Aug 12, off the Dutch island of Texel, a Royal Netherlands Navy fire-fighting vessel battled a fierce blaze aboard the 5,000 ton Argentine ship, "Rio Diamante". A life-boat stood by.

    The cargo vessel, carrying rubber and nine tons of explosives, caught fire at 8 a.m. She radioed for help after her 42-man crew failed to get the fire under control.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABGQ5KC895WYP775XO7WHH06LL
    Media URN:
    VLVABGQ5KC895WYP775XO7WHH06LL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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