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Tanker towed into Sandown

Title
Tanker towed into Sandown
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:03:21
Description
Stephen Ross, Liberal MP for Isle of Wight, describes the public reaction to as well as the ecological and financial effects of towing the giant scuppered tanker Pacific Glory into Sandown Bay. The Glory was incapacitated after a collision with the Allegro, in which five crew members died.
Contributors
Stephen Ross
Keywords
Economics; Protests; Isle of Wight; Environment; Seaborne disasters; Ships; Pacific Glory; Sandown

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