• Short Summary

    West Germany's first post-war prestige passenger liner. 'Bremen' made its first trip May 23, watched by thousands of North Coast seafarers who recalled the pride of Germany's merchant service in the thirties!

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    GV German Flagship 'Bremen' en route to Bremerhaven Docks.
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    LV Ditto.
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    CU Name "Bremen"
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    SV Pan Along ship's bridge and crew
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    GV Back V Ship
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    BGV Ditto
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    SV People wave
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    GBV Ship with people in foreground
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    GV Ship approaches Dock area
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    LV Ditto, showing ship's name.
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    Initials JRG/AW/RL



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: West Germany's first post-war prestige passenger liner. 'Bremen' made its first trip May 23, watched by thousands of North Coast seafarers who recalled the pride of Germany's merchant service in the thirties! the first 'Bremen' to win the Blue Riband of the Atlantic.

    The new flagship, 32000 tons, is the former French liner Pasteur, rebuilt by Norddeutscher Lloyd in the Bremen Vulcan shipyard with the aid of a Government grant.

    The Bremen leaves July 9 on its maiden voyage to New York. But first she is to undergo final tests at Bremerhaven.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2N9WME8W21UZLAHT2SSZR1TS4
    Media URN:
    VLVA2N9WME8W21UZLAHT2SSZR1TS4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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