• Short Summary

    Since April 11th a ship from the United States with a dangerous load of construction dynamite has been grounded on a reef 3 miles southeast of Carter Cay in the Bahamas.

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    AERIAL SHOTS SMALL AMERICAN FREIGHTER HARD AGROUND ON REEF, VARIOUS MLS AND MCU SHOTS AERIAL OF VESSEL, MEMBER AIR SEA RESCUE UNIT ON BAHAMAS COMMENTS ON SHIP AND CARGO, SAYS IT REPRESENTS DANGER TO BOAT TRAFFIC IN AREA BUT THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT STEPS TO TAKE TO HAVE IT MOVED - AERIAL AND GROUND LEVEL VIEWS U.S. AIR FORCES MISSILE TRACKING STATPONNEARBY( WHICH ALSO ENDANGERED), MORE SHOTS SHIP AGROUND.




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    Background: Since April 11th a ship from the United States with a dangerous load of construction dynamite has been grounded on a reef 3 miles southeast of Carter Cay in the Bahamas. The crew has long since abandoned the ship, but the dynamite is just too dangerous to move. He ship was heading for South America when it ran onto the reef. Until the tides rise or some safe way can be devised to safely unload the ship, it will continue to remain on the reef -- and additional sight to amuse the tourists in the area.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACGXS7C2F8ZM9EVOQO29LHNMAM
    Media URN:
    VLVACGXS7C2F8ZM9EVOQO29LHNMAM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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