• Short Summary

    Three crewmen from the 'Sessa' survived on a raft for nearly 3 weeks before being rescued.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Sessa survivors in Iceland.

    M/S of Henrik Bjerregaard limping towards the camera leaning on a stick. Various shots of the raft he clung to with his crew after their ship 'Sessa' was torpedoed. C/U of a strip of wood recording where they were and notches counting the days, crosses under two days note the death of three of their colleagues. The rest of them were on the raft for nearly 3 weeks. C/U's of the other two survivors in hospital beds. C/U of Henrik smoking a pipe.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1129.23
    Media URN:
    39295
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:38:00 / 01:40:48:00
    Canister:
    41/76

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