• 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

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    GV Approaching burning ship.
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    2.
    PAN FROM.. bow to columns of smoke pouring from hold.
    0.11

    3.
    SV Ditto.
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    4.
    SV PAN.. on board firemen fight fire.
    0.22

    5.
    CU Firemen pan to hose fighting fire.
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    6.
    CU Members of crew through smoke.
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    7.
    TOP V PAN TO ..hold, columns of smoke and firemen fighting blaze.
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    8.
    CU Member of crew.
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    9.
    TOP V Smoke pours from hold.
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    10.
    SCU Captain of the "Rio Diamante" with members of crew.
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    11.
    GV Fire-fighting vessel alongside "Rio Diamante".
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    12.
    GV Burning ship.
    1.00



    Initials LSW/V/AW/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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 - Including 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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