• Short Summary

    THE AMERICAN COASTAL TANKER, "DYNAFUEL", WHICH WAS IN COLLISION WITH THE NORWEGIAN FREIGHTER, "FERNVIEW", OFF THE COAST OF MASSACHUSETTS ON THURSDAY, SANK YESTERDAY, (FRIDAY).

  • Description

    THE AMERICAN COASTAL TANKER, "DYNAFUEL", WHICH WAS IN COLLISION WITH THE NORWEGIAN FREIGHTER, "FERNVIEW", OFF THE COAST OF MASSACHUSETTS ON THURSDAY, SANK YESTERDAY, (FRIDAY).

    AS THE VESSELS, LOCKED TOGETHER SINCE THE COLLISION, WERE PULLED APART -- WATER RUSHED INTO THE GAPING 20 FOOT HOLE IN THE TANKER'S SIDE. SHE SLOWLY TURNED OVER AND SANK IN A HUNDRED FEET OF WATER -- ONLY HER BOWS REMAINED ABOVE THE SURFACE. NO ONE WAS ABOARD AT THE TIME. AFTER SALVAGE TUGS HAD PULLED THEM APART, THE FREIGHTER "FERNVIEW" BACKED AWAY UNDER HER OWN POWER AND CONTINUED ON HER WAY TO BOSTON.

    THE COLLISION TOOK PLACE 10 MILES SOUTH OF THE ENTRANCE TO THE CAPE COD CANAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVANIC56HX96QEFYLFWW0KE03LO
    Media URN:
    VLVANIC56HX96QEFYLFWW0KE03LO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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