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The Mystery of SS Worcestershire

Produced by Dharshana Jayawardena (Dive Sri Lanaka)
This is the story about the sunken ship “SS Worcestershire”

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‘SS Worcestershire’, the freight ship belonging to Bibby Line Company, on its way from Rangoon to London, was in Sri Lankan waters , carrying a cargo of 7175 tons at 10 knots. Radio signals were exchanged to the effect that something crashed into the hull

Overview

Genre
Docu-Fiction, Adventure, History, and Docutainment
Synopsis

‘SS Worcestershire’, the freight ship belonging to Bibby Line Company, on its way from Rangoon to
London, was in Sri Lankan waters, carrying a cargo of 7175 tons at 10 knots.
Radio signals were exchanged to the effect that something crashed into the hull f the ship while being
12km away from the Mount Lavinia coast on 17th February 1917. Later on, signals were received that
the ship was sinking.
If signals reported a collision with something, what was that object? What happened to those on
board?
This is the story about the sunken ship “SS Worcestershire”

Stage
in development
Running time
23, 23 or 23 minutes

Credits

  • Nuradha Jayasanka ... Director
  • Nuradha Jayasanka ... Director, Writer
  • Dharshana Jayawardena (Dive Sri Lanaka) ... Producer
  • Dharshana Jayawardena ... Cinematographer : Underwater
  • Mario Oiram ... Cinematographer : Underwater
  • Rascika Muthkumarana (Maritime Archeologist) ... Additional camera
  • Aruna Herath ... Additional camera
  • Suresh Kanchana ... Sound
  • Thusitha Rathnayaka ... Sound Designer
  • Thusitha Rathnayaka ... Editor

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Argon 180 Studio
Country
Sri Lanka
Years of Production
2015
Locations
Colombo
Prod. Partners
Dive Sri Lanka

Distribution Details

Release year
2016
Festivals
Colombo International Students Film Festival , Rupervahini State Awards 2016 , 2015 Cinematic Harvest
Awards
Rupervahini State Award For Best Documentary Film Gold Award , Runner-up - Documentary Category
Language
English

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