• Short Summary

    Ten crewmen from four British ships stranded in the Great Bitter Lake on the Suez Canal since the Middle East war in June 1967 have been brought home to England by the Captain of one of the vessels, Tom Payton.

  • Description

    Ten crewmen from four British ships stranded in the Great Bitter Lake on the Suez Canal since the Middle East war in June 1967 have been brought home to England by the Captain of one of the vessels, Tom Payton.

    Altogether, there are fourteen ships stranded in the Great Bitter Lake. The British vessels are now left completely abandoned with the return home of the remaining ten crew. Captain Payton, who spent a week on the ships arranging the homecoming, spoke of his experiences:-

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA34IOUF6W3EGAF3VTCQM78CALE
    Media URN:
    VLVA34IOUF6W3EGAF3VTCQM78CALE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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