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  • Short Summary

    Ship "Persephone" sinks at weir on River Maas, Holland.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Ship sinks at weir, Maastricht, Holland (Netherlands).

    Pan along the River Maas show the weir. Various shots of the wreckage of the ship "Persephone" against the weir, with water flowing over it and under weir. LS weir at sunset. MS wreckage of the tug "Bertha". MS diver submerging. CU bubbles appearing on the surface where diver is submerged. Various shots floating crane and diver at work salvaging the "Persephone". Various shots of ship after it had been brought to the surface. High angle shot barges on the river. LS floating crane. Wreckage being removed from its position blocking the weir. LS floating crane pan to LS weir (now clear of wreckage)

    Date on dope sheet is February 1961.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3012.09
    Media URN:
    86078
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:12:00 / 01:29:21:00
    Canister:
    UN 3460 E

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