The Torrey Canyon - The Toxic Tide

On March 18, 1967, the supertanker Torrey Canyon ran aground on the Seven Stones Reef between Land's End and the Isles of Scilly.

Sarah Pitt tells the story of the ensuing environmental disaster and finds out what we have learned about protecting our shores in the forty years since.

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On March 18, 1967, the supertanker Torrey Canyon ran aground on the Seven Stones Reef between Land's End and the Isles of Scilly.

Sarah Pitt tells the story of the ensuing environmental disaster and finds out what we have learned about protecting our shores in the forty years since.