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  • Short Summary

    American ship "Metad" in trouble off coast of Sussex.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American ship "Metad" wrecked, Selsey, Sussex.

    Various aerial shots of US ship "Metad" slowly sinking at sea, tugs attempt to save it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2672.07
    Media URN:
    79299
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:17:00 / 01:20:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 2720 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Metad" in the title, text and tags should read "S.S. Meta D".

    The location of the drama was Boulder Bank, off Selsey Bill.

    The ship ran aground on 22 February 1955.

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