Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1956 July

SS Andrea Doria and MS Stockholm Collide Near Massachusetts Coast

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
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2 min., 01 sec.
Footage consists of several still photographs of a disaster in which the Italian and Swedish ocean liners the SS Andrea Doria and the MS Stockholm collided in the fog off the coast of Nantucket, Mass., killing and injuring many passengers. Photographs show the Andrea Doria in the process of sinking and the Stockholm with a severely damaged prow, as well as scenes from a rescue mission by the U.S. Coast Guard.
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