• Short Summary

    The Australian ammunition ship 'Woomera' explodes near Sydney.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "Navy Disaster. 'Woomera Blows Up'." Australian voiceovered newsreel material.

    Australia.

    LS British destroyer 'HMS Cavendish' at Garden Island, Sydney. LS The 'Cavendish' coming alongside. CUs Photograph of the ammunition ship 'Woomera' which exploded while dumping out of date ammunition. Various shots, survivors leaving the 'Cavendish', and injured being taken off on stretchers.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 08/11/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2794.10
    Media URN:
    82034
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:43:00 / 01:12:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 3425 A

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