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Havoc of the Great Gale

Series

Series Name
Pathe Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
1666
Super Issue No.
29/98
Date Released
9 Dec 1929
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The King of Denmark
  2. 2Sea! Sea! Thou Mighty Monster!!
  3. 3Havoc of the Great Gale
  4. 4Ladies Hockey
  5. 5French Evacuate Coblenz 1929

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 5
Summary
Many ships foundered and were driven ashore and many lives lost despite heroic work by our gallant life-boatmen. 21 year-old Major Laity swam with rope through mountainous seas to rescue the crew of French steamer "Ornais" near Penzance. Crew of the "Mystery" were saved by lifeline at Dover. 4 masted Danish schooner ashore off Cuchmere Haven.
Keywords
Ships and boats; Weather; Accidents and disasters
Locations
England
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Notes
Pathe now also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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