• Short Summary

    The ship 'Architect' is wrecked on sandbank in the River Mersey.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Liverpool. 'The Mersey Graveyard' claims yet another victim. 5000 tone Harrison liner 'Architect' breaks her back on dreaded Pluckington sandbank - only two miles from Liverpool landing stage."

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Various shots of the ship 'Architect' grounded on sandbank in the River Mersey. A tug floats nearby helping. The break in the midst of the ship can be clearly seen. Tugs, cranes and small boats are all floating around trying to help by retrieving cargo.

    Shot of the ship wrecked and washed up on sandbank.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    735.24
    Media URN:
    6692
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:46:00 / 01:29:36:00
    Canister:
    33/88

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