• Short Summary

    THE 20,000-TON CANADIAN AIRCRAFT CARRIER BONAVENTURE WAS IN GIBRALTAR YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ON HER WAY TO CYPRUS WITH TROOPS AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE UNITED NATIONS PEACE FORCE.

  • Description

    THE 20,000-TON CANADIAN AIRCRAFT CARRIER BONAVENTURE WAS IN GIBRALTAR YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ON HER WAY TO CYPRUS WITH TROOPS AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE UNITED NATIONS PEACE FORCE.

    SHE HAD LEFT HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, ON MARCH 18 AND IS DUE IN FAMAGUSTA ON EITHER SATURDAY OR SUNDAY. ABOARD ARE 95 OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN DRAGONS, LED BY CAPTAIN J.A. KISIELUS.

    THE BONAVENTURE, WHICH IS COMMANDED BY CAPTAIN ROBERT W. TIMBRELL, IS ALSO CARRYING 16 FERRET ARMOURED CARS, 36 TRUCKS AND TRAILERS AND 30 TONS OF STORES FOR CANADA'S UNITED NATIONS CONTINGENT.

    FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN VOYAGE, THE BONAVENTURE IS BEING ESCORTED BY THE CANADIAN DESTROYER RESTIGOUCHE, WHICH ARRIVED IN GIBRALTAR ON MARCH 20.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3F2I14JG5J43WRBJJ5IHWOHO
    Media URN:
    VLVA3F2I14JG5J43WRBJJ5IHWOHO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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