• Short Summary

    Survivors of destroyer ship 'Hobson' are taken by helicopter to carrier 'Wasp' after collision.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Aircraft Carrier 'Wasp' collision with Destroyer 'Hobson' - Atlantic Ocean.

    General view of superstructure over side of ship. C/Us of hole in bows of 'Wasp'. L/S of Destroyer. Shots of helicopter leaving destroyer and flying towards 'Wasp'. The helicopter lands and survivors get out and walk along the deck. C/Us of Hobson survivors. M/Ss of survivor being carried on stretcher.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2593.07
    Media URN:
    69801
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:32:00 / 01:28:14:00
    Canister:
    UN 2436 G

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The date of the collision was 26 April 1952. 176 men on board the Hobson died - there were no casualties on the wasp.

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