|Measurement||3 min 21 sec|
|Date made||30 May 1943|
Second World War, 1939-1945
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Survivors of hospital ship [Centaur] tell of ordeal (News From Home No. 39)
Survivors of the hospital ship Centaur which was torpedoed about fifty miles north-east of Brisbane, tell of their harrowing experience. Survivor Chief Pantryman Ronald G (Ron) Moate comes back to his loved ones. Survivors NX83273 Thomas Clark (Tom) Hegarty, NX97247 Frederick (Fred) Chidgey and Third Mate Ernest (Monty) Banks, speak to camera. NFX76584 Sister Ellen Savage, the heroine of the sinking, is interviewed from her hospital bed.