• Short Summary

    Front half of wrecked Norwegian tanker 'Sitakund' is towed away. Eastbourne, Sussex.

  • Description

    No title - Salvage operations on Norwegian tanker 'Sitakund' which caught fire. Eastbourne, East Sussex.

    M/S front section of tanker 'Sitakund'. M/S showing where deck has been burnt, pan to show section where tanker is cut in half. M/S other side of tanker. C/U Telegraph in bridge. M/S pan showing the bridge with various parts of equipment lying around. C/U clothes on shelf in bridge.

    Exterior shots showing rear end of tanker. Top shot showing deck of front section. Various shots two crew members fixing tow line. M/S tug which is towing tanker. C/U tow rope being pulled tight. Various shots as the front section of the tanker is towed along.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2065.20
    Media URN:
    56777
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/01/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:04:00 / 01:24:57:00
    Canister:
    69/4

Comments (1)

  1. Tugmanpete says

    Nice to have found this footage! I was a crew member on the Salvage Tug \"Englishman\"
    which is pictured alongside the Tanker. I was also pictured on the deck of the Tanker, making the tow gear secure. I\'m the young man! on the left.

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