• Short Summary

    THE 300-TON BRITISH TRAINING SHIP SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL WAS TODAY (FRIDAY) DOCKED IN FREDERIKSHAVN, DENMARK, AFTER CROSSING-THE FINISHING LINE FIRST IN HER CLASS IN THE 800-MILE (1,300 KILOMETRE) "TALL SHIPS" RACE.

  • Description

    THE 300-TON BRITISH TRAINING SHIP SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL WAS TODAY (FRIDAY) DOCKED IN FREDERIKSHAVN, DENMARK, AFTER CROSSING-THE FINISHING LINE FIRST IN HER CLASS IN THE 800-MILE (1,300 KILOMETRE) "TALL SHIPS" RACE. THE SHIP CROSSED THE LINE AT THE SKAGEN LIGHTSHIP AT 1134 GMT ON THURSDAY.

    FIRST VESSEL TO CROSS THE LINE WAS THE BRITISH YACHT LUTINE, OWNED BY LLOYDS OF LONDON. IN THE OVERALL RESULTS, THE SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL WAS THE FOURTH SHIP TO CROSS THE LINE. SHE WAS ONE HOUR AND 20 MINUTES AHEAD OF THE NEAREST IN HER CLASS, THE SWEDISH FALKEN. THE RACE WAS FROM FALMOUTH, ENGLAND, TO SKAGEN, DENMARK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA47C4QJS42K95KEV4ZHU8X5F54
    Media URN:
    VLVA47C4QJS42K95KEV4ZHU8X5F54
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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