• Short Summary

    The Greek transatlantic "Queen Frederika" arrived yesterday afternoon from Sydney carrying a lot of relief material for the needy greek families and refugees, collected in Australia following an appeal to the Australian Churches by the World Council of Churches.

  • Description

    1.
    "Queen Frederika" arrives at Piraeus harbour (two shots).


    2.
    Crowds waiting at the quay.


    3.
    Representatives of the various Church Authorities (as mentioned above) are seen on the ship's deck discussing the taking over of the relief material.


    4.
    Various shots of the discharging operation; the cases and the bags are being now unloaded.


    5.
    They are now being transported to the depots from where the Church Authorities well take delivery and distribute to the needy families.




    Initials


    PS: The subject is poor, but this was the wish of the Australian Diplomatic Representation and Mr.King, Chief of the W.C. of Churches.

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    Background: The Greek transatlantic "Queen Frederika" arrived yesterday afternoon from Sydney carrying a lot of relief material for the needy greek families and refugees, collected in Australia following an appeal to the Australian Churches by the World Council of Churches. The shipment, consisted of clothing, shoes, food, etc., some Lst-7000-worth, has been taken over by representatives of the Greek Orthodox Holy Synod, the Australian Consulate General of Athens, the World Council of Churches and the Church World Services. This donation of the Australian People will be distributed to the needy people and the refugees during the next days by the Church Authorities in cooperation with the Services of the World Council of Churches.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4UU5SN8R95WRO4MHLCM0CWVRP
    Media URN:
    VLVA4UU5SN8R95WRO4MHLCM0CWVRP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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