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  • Short Summary

    A 6,000 ton steamer is caught on the rocks off Prawle Point.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Off Prawle Point. The Graveyard of Many Fine Ships! 6,000 ton steamer 'Benmohr' runs aground to be pounded to pieces, as were 2 other ships within last two years. Crew were all saved by breeches buoy!"

    Prawle Point, Devon

    Shots from cliff of ship 'Benmohr' on the rocks. High waves are crashing against it. People are watching from the cliffs. Pan along ship.

    N.B. Not clear which issue this belongs to.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    761.35
    Media URN:
    8691
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:48:00 / 01:54:38:00
    Canister:
    31/16

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