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Burning of S.S. Normandie
Description: News story on burning of S.S. Normandie oceanliner in 1942
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Clip #: TFA-33E
Length: 3:18
Year: 1942
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Filmmaker: Eugene Castle
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: New York
City: New York
Subject: Disasters
Original: 16mm
Aerial shot of ocean liner S.S. Normandie on maiden crossing of Atlantic, June 3, 1935, pulling into New York harbor, in 1941 ship renamed U.S.S Lafayette, sailor guarding, February 9, 1942, smoke coming from ship, workers leaving boat, fire, men with stretchers, tugboat, fireboat, boat listing to side, water pouring from sides, Rear Admiral Adolphus Andrews gives orders, ship on side in harbor, propeller in air, lifeboats in ice, cars driving by on highway

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