• Short Summary

    Firemen battle to save workers when warship 'Constellation' catches fire in New York. USA.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Carrier ablaze.

    World's largest warship 'Constellation' gutted by fire. New York, America (USA).

    Various shots of firemen working on the deck with smoke pouring from the hold. Various aerial shots of the carrier obscured by the smoke. Various shots as firemen battle to put out blaze and rescue workers trapped inside. M/S's firemen on the deck, snow is beginning to fall heavily. Firemen climb ladder onto deck. Various shots of the carrier with smoke pouring out. M/S rescue workers carrying stretcher down gangplank from the carrier. M/S one of the rescued men being helped down the gangplank. M/S another stretcher. Various shots as stretchers are rushed towards ambulances whilst stretcher bearers are administering oxygen to the rescued. L/S of the smoking ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1704.16
    Media URN:
    52945
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/12/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:43:00 / 01:30:16:00
    Canister:
    60/104

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