• Short Summary

    Aboard the liner "Arcadia" as it docked at Tilbury, Essex, Feb. 2 were Field Marshal Sir William Slim, the recently retired Governor General of Australia, Lady Slim, and Dame Pattie Menzies, wife of the Australian Prime Minister.

  • Description

    Aboard the liner "Arcadia" as it docked at Tilbury, Essex, Feb. 2 were Field Marshal Sir William Slim, the recently retired Governor General of Australia, Lady Slim, and Dame Pattie Menzies, wife of the Australian Prime Minister. There to greet them were Australian High Commissioner in London, Sir Eric Harrison, and his wife.

    Soon after the ship berthed, an ambulance took Lady Slim to hospital she became ill during the voyage from Australia.

    On March 16, Dame Pattie will launch a new liner, the "Canberra", which will join the Arcadia in the P. and O. fleet.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4TABTTWJAC37PIQZQ9LKBB6VK
    Media URN:
    VLVA4TABTTWJAC37PIQZQ9LKBB6VK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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