• Short Summary

    The sleek Royal Yacht Britannia arrives at Point Edward Naval Base near Sydney, Nova Scotia The Britannia, which ran into a rough crossing form England, will pick up fuel and supplies in preparation for the Royal Tour.

  • Description

    The sleek Royal Yacht Britannia arrives at Point Edward Naval Base near Sydney, Nova Scotia The Britannia, which ran into a rough crossing form England, will pick up fuel and supplies in preparation for the Royal Tour. She will carry the Queen and Prince Philip through some parts of the St. Lawrence Seaway, and is due to pick up the Royal couple at Seven Islands, Quebec, on Thursday. The trim vessel will also lead a flotilla of ships at the official opening of the Seaway. Among the crew members on the royal yacht are fifteen ratings and two officers from the Royal Canadian Navy. The blue-and-white yacht, one of the world's best known vessels will carry the Queen and Prince Philip back to England on August 1.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA447NZR0KE7EXKWM4OBEJN83F5
    Media URN:
    VLVA447NZR0KE7EXKWM4OBEJN83F5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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