• Short Summary

    Repairs to a South African cargo ship that crashed during a dark night at sea.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Victim of the Black Out at Sea".

    South Africa.

    VS of the gash in the hull of the 'Greystone Castle', a cargo ship that was in collision off the South African coast, the cargo ship is laid up in dry dock for repairs.

    CU Acetylene welder at work.

    VS of men at work removing the cargo of Latex rubber from the ship. The rubber solidified when water entered the hold after the collision and the dock workers are removing the solid rubber by cutting it away after they have removed several side plates of the ship.

    VS of man removing solid latex and carrying it across dockside littered with rubber.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1043.32
    Media URN:
    20766
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:52:00 / 01:34:46:00
    Canister:
    40/37

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