• Short Summary

    THE 30-TON QUAKER YACHT PHOENIX, WHICH IS BOUND FOR NORTH VIETNAM WITH A CARGO OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES FROM HIROSHIMA HAS ARRIVED IN HONG KONG AT THE END OF THE FIRST STAGE OF HER VOYAGE.

  • Description

    THE 30-TON QUAKER YACHT PHOENIX, WHICH IS BOUND FOR NORTH VIETNAM WITH A CARGO OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES FROM HIROSHIMA HAS ARRIVED IN HONG KONG AT THE END OF THE FIRST STAGE OF HER VOYAGE.

    THE PHOENIX, WHICH IS MAKING ITS SECOND TRIP TO HAIPHONG WITH MEDICAL SUPPLIES, HOPES TO PICK UP A TEAM OF AMERICAN DOCTORS AND NURSES IN HONG KONG BEFORE COMPLETING ITS JOURNEY.

    THE PHOENIX IS BEING CAPTAINED BY AMERICAN PACIFIST, MR. ROBERT EATON. OTHER MEMBERS OF HER CREW ARE MR. JOHN BRAXTON, BERYL NELSON (BOTH AMERICANS) AND MISS KYOKO KODA, OF TOKYO. ALL ARE IN THEIR 20's, EXCEPT MR. BRAXTON, WHO IS 18 YEARS OLD.

    THE YACHT, WHOSE CARGO IS WORTH $5,000 U.S. (SAID TO HAVE BEEN CONTRIBUTED LARGELY BY AMERICAN SOURCES) HAS ALREADY BEEN TO NORTH VIETNAM ONCE THIS YEAR. SHE LEFT IN MARCH WITH AN EVEN LARGER CARGO OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES UNDER HER OWNER, EARLE REYNOLDS, WHO IS ALSO AN AMERICAN. DR. REYNOLDS IS AT PRESENT WRITING A BOOK ABOUT THAT TRIP.

    THE PRESENT VOYAGE, AS THE FIRST, IS BEING MADE IN THE FACE OF OPPOSITION FROM THE U.S. GOVERNMENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA16FJU7A5S1SJV3AXTM9VF21UR
    Media URN:
    VLVA16FJU7A5S1SJV3AXTM9VF21UR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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