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  • Short Summary

    Eerie and sad pictures of 7 American naval destroyers which crashed on rocks in dense fog.

  • Description

    Item title reads - US (U.S.) Naval disaster. 7 destroyers crash on rocks in dense fog. 29 sailors were killed and over 100 injured. California, USA (U.S.A.).

    L/S aerial shot of two of the destroyers on the rocks nearly on their sides, we see a third and fourth in similar positions as the aeroplane flies over. Various shots of another one completely on its side, and another submerged. Various shots of sea washing over the wrecks. Various shots of the ships again taken from behind the rocks as sea splashes over them. C/U of the side of one destroyer, the camera pans slowly across the wreckage and we see it from the rocks. M/S of one submerged on its side, the camera pans across it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    316.38
    Media URN:
    24005
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:12:00 / 01:53:26:00
    Canister:
    G 1019

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