The Australian ammunition ship 'Woomera' explodes near Sydney.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "Navy Disaster. 'Woomera Blows Up'." Australian voiceovered newsreel material.
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 CUs Photograph of the ammunition ship 'Woomera' which exploded while dumping out of date ammunition.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.