• Short Summary

    ONLY SHORT WEEKS AFTER MAN'S FIRST JOURNEY INTO SPACE, A BRITISH COASTAL MINESWEEPER TAKES US BACK TO THE DAYS OF OLD-FASHIONED PIRACY.

  • Description

    ONLY SHORT WEEKS AFTER MAN'S FIRST JOURNEY INTO SPACE, A BRITISH COASTAL MINESWEEPER TAKES US BACK TO THE DAYS OF OLD-FASHIONED PIRACY.

    AFTER PATROLLING THE CELEBES SEA, HMS FISKERTON RETURN TO SINGAPORE WITH THE NEWS THAT SHE HAD CAPTURED TWO PIRATE BOATS, AND TAKEN 26 CREW MEMBERS TO NORTH BORNEO FOR QUESTIONING.

    SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THIS YEAR, TEN PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED AND 23 INJURED IN PIRATE INCIDENTS IN THESE FAR OFF WATERS- WHERE COPRA CARGOES CARRIED IN THE SMALL INTER-ISLAND TRADING KUMPITS MAKE INVITING BAIT.

    ON BOARD THEIR SHIP IN SINGAPORE HARBOUR, FISKERTON'S CAPTAIN, LT. COMMANDER R.D. BANFORD, AND HIS FIRST LT, D. PRICE OF SOUTHSEA, TELL THE STORY IN THEIR OWN WORDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4LPK2E3S1REGCRU9EDX3N8GMK
    Media URN:
    VLVA4LPK2E3S1REGCRU9EDX3N8GMK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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