• Short Summary

    Four destroyers, formerly of the Royal Navy, were officially 'taken over' by the Turkish Navy during a ceremony at Istanbul, Turkey, July 27 attended by Turkish Prime Minister Adnan Menderea.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Ceremony.
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    2.
    SV Admiral Fahri Keyuturk speaking.
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    3.
    SV Left to right. Ex Prine Minister Rauf Orbay. Premier Menderes. Ethem Yetkiner, (Governor of Istanbul)
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    4.
    GV. Ship 'Marne' now 'Marshal Fevzi Cakmak'
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    5.
    CU. Menderes speaking
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    6.
    CV. Location
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    7.
    LV. The 3 ministers towards visiting ships
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    8.
    SV. Ministers coming aboard ship
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    9.
    SV. Ministers being shown over ship
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    10.
    CU. Ministers on deck of Marshal Favzi Cakmak (XMarne)
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    11.
    SV. Ministers, friends down stairway
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    12.
    TRAVEL SHOT on launch passing ships
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    13.
    PAN of ships in harbour
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    14.
    TILT DOWN bow of ship
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    15.
    SV. Menderes on deck
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    16.
    LV. 3 ships:D348 Alpaslen-X Milne D 351 Pyalepasa-XMetecr, D 349-Marshal Fevzi Cakmak-X Marne
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    17.
    CV. DITTO
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    Initials TDH/JHS/AS/ES



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    Background: Four destroyers, formerly of the Royal Navy, were officially 'taken over' by the Turkish Navy during a ceremony at Istanbul, Turkey, July 27 attended by Turkish Prime Minister Adnan Menderea.

    The destroyers were 'handed over' in a ceremony at Portsmouth Dockyard, U.K. June 29.

    New names have been given to the ships. HMS 'Milne' has been re-named 'Alpaslan': 'HMS 'Meteor' now 'Pyalepasa': HMS 'Marne' now 'Marshal'. Three of the ships have been named after Turkish maritime heroes, the fourth, 'Marshal Fevzi Cakmak', is named after the first Marshal of the Turkish Army.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4GR3JWT275U42NKMSDWT91Y4D
    Media URN:
    VLVA4GR3JWT275U42NKMSDWT91Y4D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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