USS PANAY SINKS - WWII A boat pulls alongside the sinking gunboat U.S.S. Panay; sailors are seen in the process of abandoning ship; injured passengers are assisted onto lifeboats; a heavily laden lifeboat pulls away from the Panay; smoke from the sinking ship is seen.
1,500 DIE IN MEXICO'S WORST STORM DISASTER A hurricane and floods batter central Mexico, causing havoc from the Pacific coast where numerous ships including an 1,800 ton freighter are swamped to far inland where whole villages are wiped out by earth slides. With the death toll near 1,500 and still mounting, the grim decision is made to abandon the search for bodies, as Mexico concentrates all its resources on relief for the stricken areas. Aid packages include boxes of serum to treat stings from scorpions unearthed by the storm. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
CREW RESCUED BY COAST GUARD Off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, a dredger flounders in heavy seas. The crew of ten is forced to abandon ship on a flimsy raft in 15 foot high waters. The Coast Guard cutter "Acushnet" saves the crew members in a thrilling rescue.
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