• Short Summary

    TWO NETHERLANDS FRIGATES -- THE VAN SPEYK AND THE VAN GALEN -- ARE ON THEIR WAY TO CURACAO (VENEZUELA) ON THE FIRST LAP OF A SIX-MONTH GOODWILL VOYAGE WHICH WILL TAKE THEM ROUND THE WORLD.

  • Description


    "VAN SPEYK" AT SEA; SHOT FROM BRIDGE OF "VANGALEN"; OFFICERS ON BRIDGE AD VIEW FROM BRIDGE; SHIP ENTERING PONTA DELGADA AND ABOUT TO DOCK; SHIPS DOCKING, SAILORS AT RAILS OF SHIP, REFUELLING; BOTH FRIGATES TIED UP AT DOCKSIDE.




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    Background: TWO NETHERLANDS FRIGATES -- THE VAN SPEYK AND THE VAN GALEN -- ARE ON THEIR WAY TO CURACAO (VENEZUELA) ON THE FIRST LAP OF A SIX-MONTH GOODWILL VOYAGE WHICH WILL TAKE THEM ROUND THE WORLD. HIGHLIGHTS OF THEIR TOUR WILL BE A VISIT TO THE WORLD FAIR IN OSAKA (JAPAN, AND A CALL AT DJAKARTA -- THE FIRST BY A NETHERLANDS WARSHIP SINCE INDONESIA GAINED HER INDEPENDENCE.

    AT THE BEGINNING OF THEIR VOYAGE THE FRIGATES PASSED THROUGH THE BAY OF BISCAY, AND THEN WENT ON TO PONTA DELGADA IN THE AZORES.

    THE FRIGATES WILL BE CALLING ON 22 PORTS. FROM CURACAO, THEY GO ON TO PANAMA. NEXT COMES JAPAN AND THE WORLD FAIR AT OSAKA. FURTHER STAGES OF THE JOURNEY WILL TAKE THEM TO AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, BANGKOK, SINGAPORE AND MALAYSIA.

    THEY ARE DUE BACK IN DEN HELDER, (HOLLAND) ON THE 9TH AUGUST.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA16Z22NGGWD991H23CUZLAG5BC
    Media URN:
    VLVA16Z22NGGWD991H23CUZLAG5BC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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