• Short Summary

    Lebanese freighter is beached after fire at off Eastbourne.

  • Description

    off Eastbourne, East Sussex.

    Various shots of the Lebanese freighter Aghios Georgios II, ablaze at Normans Bay, Eastbourne. SV. The deck and bridge ablaze. GV. Burning ship in background, firemen carrying raft towards sea in foreground. SV. Firemen carrying pumping gear down to the raft. SCU. Fire officers. SV. & SCU. The pumps being secured on the raft. GV. Crowd on beach watching. GV. Raft being pushed into the sea. SV. Firemen getting aboard the raft as it is pushed out to sea. SV. Firemen aboard the raft. GV. The ship with the raft on right of picture. SCU. People watching. GV. Firemen on the raft playing hose onto the ship which results in clouds of steam as the water hits the side of the ship. GV. The ship with large amount of smoke billowing from it. SV. The burning ship. SV. The bridge. GV. The hoses being played on the ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1760.15
    Media URN:
    54466
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:34:00 / 01:39:50:00
    Canister:
    63/37

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