• Short Summary

    River boat submerges in Argentina.

  • Description

    River Plate, Argentina.

    Title reads 'Disaster Strikes River Boat in Argentina'.

    Various shots of the stricken half submerged river boat named 'City of Ascunsion'. Some of the early shots are hazy through foggy weather. Various shots of the survivors being helped ashore and are greeted by friends. Others are carried in on stretchers and put into ambulance.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 15/06/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2669.05
    Media URN:
    79360
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:53:00 / 01:12:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 3769 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The incident occurred on 11 July 1963.

    "river boat named 'City of Ascunsion'." - that's it's Anglicised name, in Argentina it was called "Ciudad de Asuncion".

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