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  • Short Summary

    The Russian training ship, 'Tovarisch', is seen after a collision in fog with the Italian steamer 'Alcantara'.

  • Description

    Full titles read: 'Channel Fog Tragedy - 24 lives lost as Russian Training Ship "Tovarisch" collides with Italian Steamer "Alcantara".'

    M/S of the bow of the Russian training ship, the 'Tovarisch'; men are seen on the deck. Several L/Ss of the ship show battered ship - still afloat, but looking a bit worse for wear. A steamer passes the ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    718.10
    Media URN:
    33725
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:53:00 / 01:10:48:00
    Canister:
    G 1480

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The date of the accident reported here was 24 February 1928.

    The attached newspaper article of the era gives more details of the tragedy....

    http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1787&dat=19280225&id=9JQcAA
    AAIBAJ&sjid=LWQEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5
    255,1070608

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