• Short Summary

    20 dead in the crash between steamer Vittoria Claudia and motor vessel Perou

  • Description

    Folkestone, Kent.

    GV Folkestone Hospital. SV three rescued men outside hospital. Left to right, Alessandro, Antonio and second officer Fulvio. CU pan, Antonio to second officer Fulvio. LV two rescued men in ward. SV Alessandro Farina being tended by nurse. CU Farina. CU man. GV aircraft searching over sea. LS ships searching. Back view, pilot of helicopter. SCU Dover lifeboat towing ship's lifeboat and bridge structure, & LV. GV past pilot, .... ship searching. SV pilot boat steaming and searching, pan up. GV overcast sky, pan down to sea.

    20 are believed dead in sea disaster - crash between the steamer Vittoria Claudia and the motor vessel Perou.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title, Scene 'M')

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    128.14
    Media URN:
    28998
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:05:00 / 01:18:58:00
    Canister:
    53/89

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The collision occurred on 16 November 1953, with the Vittoria Claudia then sinking on the 17th.

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