• Short Summary

    Troopship 'President Coolidge' stroke mine and sunk off the coast of South Sea Island.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "TROOPSHIP MINED".

    South Sea.

    Air shots of the site where the troop transporter "President Coolidge" sunk after striking a mine close to a coast at South Sea. Lots of small rescue boats are on the scene and only four lives were lost. Various air shots of the small ships transporting people to shore and many already there.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1071.26
    Media URN:
    37833
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:35:00 / 01:46:14:00
    Canister:
    43/5

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