• Short Summary

    The 500-ton PINTA out of Rotterdam sunk the night of May 7th after being hit amidships by the freighter CITY OF PERTH, 7500-tons.

  • Description


    LS sjo1/2 at pier (CITY OF PERTH)
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    CU CITY OF PERTH
    0.08


    MS damaged bow
    0.11


    CU same
    0.16


    MS superstructure
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    MS Men aft deck
    0.24


    LS Captain seated at table
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    CU Captain Arie Korpelshoek of Dutch ship PINTA
    0.30


    MS Captain leaves office (Cpt Korpelshoek)
    0.43


    MS Captain Korpelshoek walks away
    0.48


    LS same
    0.49


    various shots of the CITY OF PERTH, bow damage; newsmen trying to talk with Skipper of the Dutch refuses to give press any statement.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The 500-ton PINTA out of Rotterdam sunk the night of May 7th after being hit amidships by the freighter CITY OF PERTH, 7500-tons.Eleven persons aboard the Dutch ship were picked up the CITY OF PERTH.No casualties were reported.An investigation into the mishap is underway.There is still no explanation for the collision which took place during clear weather with visibility reported at 15-miles.The accident took place 35-miles south of the New York Battery at the lower point of Manhattan Island.The Dutch ship went down shortly after the accident.The British ship, with a damaged bow, went into Hoboken, New Jersey, across the Hudson River from New York City.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2Y7SIJR9OV5TA2UF06N6NA51T
    Media URN:
    VLVA2Y7SIJR9OV5TA2UF06N6NA51T
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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