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    Who want to by a ARMOUR-CRUISER?. Or if you want it you can also receive?

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    Who want to by a ARMOUR-CRUISER?. Or if you want it you can also receive a sparepart of a warship, if you already got one home Sweden are in this days going to break up the Armour Cruiser "THE QUEEN".

    The Swedish Armour Cruiser the Queen was build in year 1917 from Guthenborg and full armed in year 1921. THE QUEEN has never taking part in any battle, as well know following Sweden a neutral politic, and in the past centery never taking part in an y war. This old warship has normally only taking part in the Swedish cost defense. During the second world war the Queen was taking part in patrol of the cost line. The Queen, or as the reel name will be: "QUEEN VICTORIA" quite modern, but after second world war it was clear for the Swedish Defense Department that the type never would could went into active service. The last trip start yesterday from Stockholm, and is now end in Karlskrona. In this town will the ship be break up, and sold in parts.

    The purpose of the Royal Swedish Navy is to keep the sealanes open and to prevent a seaborne invader from gaining a foothold on there shores. Sweden have at the moment two 8.000 ton cruisers, about 20 destroyers and sub chasers of various sizes, about two dozen submarines with Schnorkl tubes, a number of motor-torpedo boats, mine-layers and minesweepers. The coast artillery. there in sweden will be under naval command, defends archipelagoes and vital harbours, including the naval bases, with a system of artillery batteries and mines. The Swedish navy will probably be one of the most modern navy in the world, in a navy as this will

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3DMTMMP4Z0MPTB14E15B5M4EW
    Media URN:
    VLVA3DMTMMP4Z0MPTB14E15B5M4EW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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