• Short Summary

    A SQUADRON OF MINESWEEPERS FROM THE WEST GERMAN NAVY, STARTING AN EIGHT-DAY COURTESY VISIT TO BRITAIN, SAILED UP THE MEDWAY RIVER TODAY (TUESDAY) TO CHATHAM.

  • Description

    A SQUADRON OF MINESWEEPERS FROM THE WEST GERMAN NAVY, STARTING AN EIGHT-DAY COURTESY VISIT TO BRITAIN, SAILED UP THE MEDWAY RIVER TODAY (TUESDAY) TO CHATHAM.

    MATCHING AN HISTORIC OCCASION, THE SALUTE WAS TAKEN BY CAPTAIN DICKENS, DESCENDANT OF CHARLES DICKENS.

    THE SHIPS HAD JUST COMPLETED MINESWEEPING EXERCISES WITH NATO, AND DOCKSIDE WORKERS AT CHATHAM HAD A CHANCE TO SEE SOME OF THE NEWEST SHIPS OF THE GERMAN NAVY.ALL TEN OF THE SHIPS HAVE BEEN BUILT SINCE THE WAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3H7FBF78ZYBACVRM4W47W3RD3
    Media URN:
    VLVA3H7FBF78ZYBACVRM4W47W3RD3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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