• Short Summary

    THE LIBERIAN TANKER "PANTHER" WAS STUCK ALL DAY WEDNESDAY (MARCH 31) ON THE GOODWIN SANDS IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL - WITH 25,000 TONS OF OIL ON BOARD.

  • Description

    1.
    GV SOUTH GOODWIN LIGHTSHIP, ENGLISH CHANNEL
    0.05

    2.
    MV PAN TANKER "PANTHER"
    0.18

    3.
    GV DITTO
    0.21

    4.
    LV & SV PAN TUGS ROUND TANKER ( 4 SHOTS)
    0.37

    5.
    LV TANKER
    0.43



    Initials SGM/0134 SGM/0157


    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: WE DRAW YOUR ATTENTION TO TWO STORIES WE HAVE SERVICED RECENTLY: PROD NO. 2489/71: "SOUTH AFRICA - (LIBERIAN) TANKER SALVAGE ATTEMPTS ABANDONED", SERVICED ON 5/3/71 AT 39 FEET; AND PROD NO. 2730/71: "UK - DIVERS BLAST UNDERWATER WRECKS THAT MENACE CHANNEL SHIPPING", SERVICED ON 11/3/71 AT 72 FEET.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE LIBERIAN TANKER "PANTHER" WAS STUCK ALL DAY WEDNESDAY (MARCH 31) ON THE GOODWIN SANDS IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL - WITH 25,000 TONS OF OIL ON BOARD. ALL EFFORTS OF A FLEET OF TUGS PROVED FUTILE AND HAD TO BE ABANDONED. IF SHE DOES NOT REFLOAT ON A HIGHER TIDE, OIL MAY HAVE TO BE PUMPED OUT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1FBZVYIK369D03DFYCLP2MK2Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA1FBZVYIK369D03DFYCLP2MK2Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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