• Short Summary

    An Australian destroyer sinks after a collision with an aircraft carrier.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Australia. Tragedy At Sea".

    Jervis Bay, Australia. A destroyer sinks after a collision with an aircraft carrier.

    GV HMAS Voyager at sea. LV Bows of the Voyager at speed. GV Towards the stern ditto. Aerial View the carrier Melbourne at sea. LV On board Voyager. SV Officers. SV Crew of the Voyager.

    GV Quay at Jervis Bay. SV Life saver and brooms wreckage from voyager. CU The brooms. CU Bag and coat. CU Twisted piece of metal from the Voyager.

    LV Survivors from the Voyager standing outside sick bay. CU Man with injured nose. CU Broken finger.

    LV Helicopter carrying injured survivors coming in to land at Balmoral Naval Depot. LV People waiting to meet helicopter. LV Pan. Survivor carried on stretcher from the helicopter. SV Pan. ditto. LV Survivor on stretcher is put into ambulance. LV Ambulance drives away.

    CU Sign 'Sick Bay'. SV Survivor with injured arm in bed. CU Another survivor with injured face. LV Pan Relatives arriving. CU Pan. Three survivors. CU Survivor. CU Another survivor. LV Flag at Naval Depot at half-mast. SV ditto.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1749.33
    Media URN:
    54213
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:32:00 / 01:54:03:00
    Canister:
    64/15

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The incident occurred on 10 February 1964.

    "Melbourne" is HMAS Melbourne.

    In all, 82 men lost their lives.

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