• Short Summary

    THE 50-FOOT (15 METRE) YACHT, PHOENIX OF HIROSHIMA, WHICH IS MANNED BY A CREW OF QUAKERS AND CARRYING MEDICAL SUPPLIES FOR NORTH VIETNAM, SAILED INTO HONG KONG HARBOUR YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AND ANCHORED NEAR THREE AMERICAN WARSHIPS.

  • Description

    THE 50-FOOT (15 METRE) YACHT, PHOENIX OF HIROSHIMA, WHICH IS MANNED BY A CREW OF QUAKERS AND CARRYING MEDICAL SUPPLIES FOR NORTH VIETNAM, SAILED INTO HONG KONG HARBOUR YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AND ANCHORED NEAR THREE AMERICAN WARSHIPS.

    THE PHOENIX IS SKIPPERED BY THE AMERICAN QUAKER ANTHROPOLOGIST, DR. EANZE REYNOLDS, SAILING WITH HIS JAPANESE WIFE AND FOUR OTHER AMERICAN QUAKERS.

    THE YACHT WILL STAY IN HONG KONG FOR ABOUT FIVE DAYS BEFORE SAILING TO THE NORTH VIETNAMESE PORT OF HAIPHONG. MRS. REYNOLDS WILL REMAIN IN HONG KONG.

    THE PHOENIX OF HIROSHIMA IS CARRYING MEDICAL SUPPLIES WORTH 10,000 DOLLARS AND IS EXPECTED TO TAKE ON MORE IN HONG KONG.

    A SPOKESMAN FOR THE CREW SAID THEY WERE WELL AWARE OF THE DANGERS INVOLVED IN THE TRIP. HE SAID HANOI HAD WARNED OF THE DANGER OF AMERICAN AIR RAIDS BUT THIS DID NOT CALL FOR THE CANCELLATION OF THE TRIP.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2O2A6LSEHLKBO49XEDJT5R991
    Media URN:
    VLVA2O2A6LSEHLKBO49XEDJT5R991
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment