• Short Summary

    IN SOUTHERN SPAIN - THE WORST STORM SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE CENTURY DROVE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE FROM THEIR HOMES YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

  • Description

    IN SOUTHERN SPAIN - THE WORST STORM SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE CENTURY DROVE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE FROM THEIR HOMES YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).IT ALSO FORCED THE SPANISH FERRYBOAT CIUDAD DE TARIFA, 5,000 TONS, ONTO THE ROCKS IN ALGECIRAS BAY FOR 38 HOURS.

    THE FERRYBOAT, ITS ENGINE ROOM PARTLY FLOODED, WAS CARRYING 50 CARS AND 122 PASSENGERS, INCLUDING 22 CHILDREN.SHE LEFT TANGIER ON WEDNESDAY ON HER DAILY RUN TO ALGECIRAS HARBOUR BUT THE 90 MILES AN HOUR GALE DROVE THE SHIP OFF COURSE AND ONTO A REEF MORE THAN A MILE FROM HER USUAL ANCHORAGE.

    TODAY FISHING BOATS MANAGED TO GET ALONGSIDE THE FERRYBOAT AND TAKE OFF THE PASSENGERS.LATER THE FERRYBOAT WAS SAFELY TOWED TO CADIZ.

    AMONG THE PASSENGERS WAS AMERICAN ACTRESS, 23-YEAR-OLD JEAN SEBERG, WHO HAD BEEN FILMING IN MOROCCO.ACCORDING TO THREE BRITISH PASSENGERS WHO ARRIVED IN GIBRALTAR, MISS SEBERG WAS "WONDERFUL".SAID MRS.JESSICA DICKINSON, OF HAMPSTEAD, LONDON: "MISS SEBERG KEPT US CHEERFUL AND SPENT HOURS COMFORTING THE CHILDREN ON BOARD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACBR2CD0RHI3LA8ETTUQJA1CYW
    Media URN:
    VLVACBR2CD0RHI3LA8ETTUQJA1CYW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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