• Short Summary

    Tugs assisted the British aircraft carrier "Ark Royal" on her way into New York Harbour, early on Feb 18.

  • Description

    Tugs assisted the British aircraft carrier "Ark Royal" on her way into New York Harbour, early on Feb 18. Commanded by Capt. Hill-Norton, and equipped with Scimitar fighters, the huge vessel is on a courtesy visit, which will include a children's party on board, Feb 20.

    Gun salutes exchanged by the US Army at Governors Island and the aircraft carrier awakened New Yorkers, who telephoned the police in their hundreds to find out what was happening.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3BID5IUXE6134ZSJ5HIVVG4PA
    Media URN:
    VLVA3BID5IUXE6134ZSJ5HIVVG4PA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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