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Bob Ballantyne : a survivor recalls the Piper Alpha North Sea oil rig disaster in 1988

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:20

  • Shelf mark

    1CD0340815

  • Subjects

    Oil industry

  • Recording date

    2002

  • Is part of (Collection)

    C963/53

  • Interviewees

    Ballantyne, Bob, 1942–2004 (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Bob Ballantyne, a survivor of the Piper Alpha North Sea oil rig disaster in 1988 which killed 167 people, describes some of the events that took place that night.

  • Description

    This is a short extract from a life story oral history interview recorded by National Life Stories and published on the CD 'National Life Stories 1987-2007'.

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