New Patrol Boat Launched 1963

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    Ryde, New Hebrides.

    LS. New patrol boat at end of pier. CU. Name on side of boat "Navaka". Various shots of wife of local commissioner breaking bottle on bow on second attempt. CU. French and English flags painted on side of boat. Various shots of the "Navaka" taking to the water with British and French officials onboard.


    Date found in the old record - 29/04/1963.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:12:36:00 / 01:13:17:00
    UN 3749 B
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    UN 3749 B
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