• Short Summary

    "GRANNY COLE" -- THE 93-YEAR-OLD TRIMARAN SAILOR WHOSE TRIP FROM MOMBASA, KENYA, TO NEW ZEALAND HAS ATTRACTED WORLD-WIDE PUBLICITY -- ON SATURDAY (DECEMBER 17) ARRIVED AT NELSON, THE FINAL DESTINATION OF THE COLE FAMILY.

  • Description

    "GRANNY COLE" -- THE 93-YEAR-OLD TRIMARAN SAILOR WHOSE TRIP FROM MOMBASA, KENYA, TO NEW ZEALAND HAS ATTRACTED WORLD-WIDE PUBLICITY -- ON SATURDAY (DECEMBER 17) ARRIVED AT NELSON, THE FINAL DESTINATION OF THE COLE FAMILY.

    THE COLE FAMILY - COMMANDER GEORGE COLE, HIS WIFE JEAN, THEIR TWO CHILDREN JANE AND CHARLES AND THE COMMANDER'S MOTHER, "GRANNY COLE" -- HAD MADE THE 11,500-MILE (34,000 KM.) TRIP ABOARD THE 40FT (12.2 METRES) TRIMARAN "GALINULE.". THEY LEFT KENYA AFTER THEIR FARM HAD BEEN PURCHASED BY THE GOVERNMENT.

    THE FAMILY INTENDED STAYING WITH RELATIVES IN NELSON AND TO STAY THERE IT THEY LIKED THE CITY. OTHERWISE THEY PLANNED TO RETURN TO QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA.

    "GRANNY COLE" SPENT MOST OF THE FIVE-MONTH TRIP KNITTING. SHE DECLARED THAT THE EXPERIENCE HAD BEEN "FASCINATING."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1KWS9W2UX8D5MAJ3FG6XR39XZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1KWS9W2UX8D5MAJ3FG6XR39XZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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