• Short Summary

    Heavy seas destroy boats on Australian Coast and a ship explodes in Sydney Harbour.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Storms Cause Havoc In Australia"

    Sydney, Australia.

    SV Towards and pan waves breaking on foreshore. GV Pan rough seas in bay. GV Waves breaking over prom, in bay. GV Waves breaking. Wreckage of yacht in foreground. SV Battered yacht. SV Waves breaking in bay. Wreckage of yacht in foreground. SV Wave breaking over yacht, which has keeled over in gale.

    GV Naval landing ship Tarakan berthed at Garden Islands, Sydney, after explosion which killed 5 men. LV Dockyard showing fire engines, ambulances and rescue men by the Tarakan. SV Large bulk in deck of Tarakan. SV Pan rescuers boarding ship wearing respirators. SV Hole cut in side of Tarakan. Airpipe going into hole, pan to second hole. LV Injured being brought down gangway of ship. Crowds looking on. SV Pan rescued man being carried away from ship. SV Pan rescued man being taken away from ship. LV Two stretcher men carrying man on stretcher. SV Pan injured man being brought from ship and placed on quayside. SV Pan to back view, ambulance leaving dockyard.

    GV Taken towards land of yachts moored in rough seas. SV Yacht sinking at moorings. MV Boy sorting out driftwood. Two people looking on. SV Wreckage piled up against promenade. LV People standing on promenade where girl was swept from father's arms two hours previously. Waves breaking in background. CU Man in uniform pointing. GV Waves battering promenade. GV Moored yachts on rough sea.


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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:09:00 / 01:28:54:00

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