• Short Summary

    The crew of the badly listing Flying Enterprise has abandoned ship, but her skipper remains and US destroyer John W.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Drama of the "Flying Enterprise": Lone Heroic Captain Remains with His Ship

    ATLANTIC OCEAN:
    EXT

    AMERICAN NAVAL. Destroyerc" John W.Weeks" rushes to aid the "Flying Enterprise" listing to 80 degrees in mid-Atlantic.. shots of he under way to distresses ship.. From air

    FLYING ENTERPRISES (Isbrandsen Line-) Captain Kurt Carlsen is sole inhabitant of 6,000 tonner out in Atlantic after he had ordered abandon ship. Shots on sea and from the air.. listing 80 degrees. U.S. destroyer steams to offer help. .."John W. Weeks"

    JOHN.W.WEEKS. Races to the spots where "Flying Enterprise" lists to 80 degrees, shots of her at sea

    ROUGH SEAS. Good shots empty rough seas fm air ...shots of the "FLYING ENTERPRISE" listing at 80 degrees & sinking

    SEA Good shots empty rough seas from the air..Shots of the "Flying Enterprise" listing at 80 degrees and sinking

    SHIPPING.. Flying Enterprise lies over 80 degrees in mid-ocean.. shots from air..shots empty sea..U.S. destroyer "John W. Weeks" rushes to aid.

    Ships and Boats; Disasters and Accidents

    Henrik Kurt Carlsen, shipwreck, sunken ship, sink, ships, air views, aerial, freighter
    Background: The crew of the badly listing Flying Enterprise has abandoned ship, but her skipper remains and US destroyer John W. Weeks attempts to pass him food and drink

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD9S1VXQP78PTHM49BKS3M7ZMR
    Media URN:
    VLVAD9S1VXQP78PTHM49BKS3M7ZMR
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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