• Short Summary

    THE CUNARD LINER CARMANIA WAS STILL HARD AGROUND ON A REEF OFF SAN SALVADOR ISLAND IN THE BAHAMAS TODAY (TUESDAY).

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    AERIAL VIEWS CARMANIA ON REEF.




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    Background: THE CUNARD LINER CARMANIA WAS STILL HARD AGROUND ON A REEF OFF SAN SALVADOR ISLAND IN THE BAHAMAS TODAY (TUESDAY). THE 21,370 TON LINER RAN AGROUND ON SUNDAY, AFTER LEAVING PORT EVERGLADES, FLORIDA, ON SATURDAY FOR A CRUISE THAT WAS TO END AT KINGSTON, JAMAICA, ON JANUARY 23.

    THE LINER WAS REPORTED SAFE AND UNDAMAGED AFTER THE MISHAP, AND THE WORLD'S LARGEST TUG -- THE ALICE L. MORAN -- LEFT HAMILTON, BERMUDA, YESTERDAY TO ATTEMPT TO TOW THE CRAFT OFF THE REEF.

    A BAHAMAS AIR SEA RESCUE ASSOCIATION OFFICIAL SAID THE REEF WAS NOT PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS.

    "MANY SHIPS HAVE BEEN PULLED OFF THERE IN THE PAST WITHOUT SERIOUS DAMAGE," HE SAID.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADCKYFT8GSWCPTNI58PIZAGYSE
    Media URN:
    VLVADCKYFT8GSWCPTNI58PIZAGYSE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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