• Short Summary

    Aftermath of a sea disaster when "Duke of York" collided with American ship "Haiti Victory".

  • Description

    Harwich, North Sea.

    GV aerial tugs towing battered British Railway steamer "Duke of York." SV pan aerial of 'Duke of York." LV boat with survivors aboard coming alongside at Harwich. MV boat docking. LV survivors' boat, pan to survivors walking up gangplank from quayside. SV survivors walking up gangplank. SV towards, man carrying baby in arms up gangplank. He is followed by woman and small child.

    LV "Haiti Victory". SV survivor on stretcher being brought down ship's ladder, & SV. Pan down to soldiers holding launch alongside. SV stretcher case being brought down ladder. SV stretcher case being placed aboard launch. LV another stretcher being brought down ladder. SV stretcher case being placed on deck of launch. SCU two stretcher cases on deck of launch. LV bows of "Haiti Victory". SV name of ship, pan down to lateral rip in bows. SV damaged bows of ship & CU.

    LV "Duke of York" and tugs at sea. SV damaged end of ship. & SV. LV damaged end of ship head on. SV damaged part of ship. CU mass of tangled steel where boat was cut in half. SV damaged Duke of York.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:28:00 / 01:30:30:00
    53/34 (Special)

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