• Short Summary

    WHILE A NEW NAVIGATIONAL BUOY WAS BEING TOWED OUT FROM THE GOLDEN GATE ON THE CALIFORNIAN COAST, ON MONDAY (26 APRIL) TWO BRITISH ROWERS IN THEIR UNUSUAL CRAFT "BRITANNIA II" WERE ALSO HEADING OUT ACROSS THE PACIFIC BUT TOWARDS AUSTRALIA.

  • Description

    WHILE A NEW NAVIGATIONAL BUOY WAS BEING TOWED OUT FROM THE GOLDEN GATE ON THE CALIFORNIAN COAST, ON MONDAY (26 APRIL) TWO BRITISH ROWERS IN THEIR UNUSUAL CRAFT "BRITANNIA II" WERE ALSO HEADING OUT ACROSS THE PACIFIC BUT TOWARDS AUSTRALIA.

    A LARGE BUOY WAS REPLACING A SAN FRANSISCAN LIGHTSHIP WHICH HAD GUIDED MARINERS TO THE GOLDEN GATE FOR THE PAST 80 YEARS, WHILE THE ROWERS.... JOHN FAIRFAX AND HIS FRIEND SYLVIA COOK......WERE MAKING THE MOST OF AN EXCEPTIONAL OUTGOING TIDE AFTER HAD DIFFICULTY LEAVING SAN FRANCISCO IN EARLIER ATTEMPTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2C1HT8E0JFA0FCGZK4XS3BGTO
    Media URN:
    VLVA2C1HT8E0JFA0FCGZK4XS3BGTO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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