• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH DESTROYER SLUYS WAS HANDED OVER TO THE IRANIAN NAVY AT SOUTHAMPTON TODAY (THURSDAY).?

  • Description

    THE BRITISH DESTROYER SLUYS WAS HANDED OVER TO THE IRANIAN NAVY AT SOUTHAMPTON TODAY (THURSDAY). SHE WILL BE RENAMED ARTEMIS AND WILL BECOME THE FLAGSHIP OF THE IRANIAN FLEET.

    AT THE HANDING OVER CEREMONY WAS THE IRANIAN CHARGE D' AFFAIRES, MR. M. ZELLI AND 20 IRANIAN NAVAL CADETS. THE KORAN WAS CARRIED ON BOARD WITH THE SHIP'S NEW FLAG.

    THE SLUYS WAS GIVEN THE NAME TO COMMEMORATE AN ENGLISH NAVAL VICTORY IN 1340 WHEN KING EDWARD THIRD'S SHIPS DESTROYED FRENCH MEN OF WAR OFF SLUYS IN HOLLAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3GXNF5N8RZYXVSN6DJ7RBAFMS
    Media URN:
    VLVA3GXNF5N8RZYXVSN6DJ7RBAFMS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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