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  • Short Summary

    A Greek Ship - the 'Ioannis' - burns after hitting another ship. Several sailors die.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Brest, Brittany, France.

    Various aerial views of the Greek ship 'Ioannis' anchored off Brest and still burning, of large gaps forward done by the collision with the 'Stony Point'. Pilots launch bringing the coffins of dead Greeks ashore.

    (F/G) Old record suggests material dates from around 21/06/1957.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2876.29
    Media URN:
    83360
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:11:00 / 01:52:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 2975 J

Comments (1)

  1. ulsternorrie says

    This incident is recorded on my website http://www.candoo.com/ulsternorrie/ulster/ulster8.html and have spent many hours trawling the Internet for pictures of the incident. HMS Ulster was involved with the rescue and fighting the fires and little photographic records appear to exist. If at all possible I should like to put a link on my website to your pages recording this disaster and if an photographs exist it would be appreciated if i could obtain some.

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