• Short Summary

    The liner "Aquitania" is freed after being run aground for 26 hours in Southampton, Hampshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The final thrill. On completion of pleasure cruise "Aquitania" runs aground in Southampton Water.

    Hampshire.

    L/S of the "Aquitania" run aground with a tug next to it, the camera pans across it. M/S of the ship from the front surrounded by tugs. Various shots of the ship resolutely stuck. M/S as 11 tugs manage to pull it free after 26 hours.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    823.10
    Media URN:
    11006
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:53:00 / 01:17:08:00
    Canister:
    35/30

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The ship is aground near Thorne Knoll, on the River Test. She ran aground on 10 April 1935, and was freed on the 11th.

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