• Short Summary

    Footage of wrecked naval ships.

  • Description

    US Navy disaster - destroyers aground on Point Honda
    Location & time- Point Honda, California 8 September 1923.

    On the night of 8 September 1923, seven ships of Destroy Squadron 11 ran aground, through navigational error, on Point Honda, between San Fransisco and San Diego. The ships lost were: Delphy (DD-261), S.P.Lee (DD-310), Young (DD-312), Woodbury (DD-309), Nicholas (DD-311), Fuller (DD-297), and Chauncey (DD-296). 23 men lost their lives. All the ships names can be seen in this clip.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1916.12
    Media URN:
    73258
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:17:00 / 01:17:17:00
    Canister:
    ON 148 L

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