• Short Summary

    THE LARGEST ITALIAN NAVAL SQUADRON TO VISIT GIBRALTAR FOR OVER 25 YEARS ARRIVED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) FOR AN INFORMAL VISIT.

  • Description

    THE LARGEST ITALIAN NAVAL SQUADRON TO VISIT GIBRALTAR FOR OVER 25 YEARS ARRIVED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) FOR AN INFORMAL VISIT. IT WILL STAY UNTIL MONDAY. A NUMBER OF SOCIAL AND SPORTING EVENTS HAVE BEEN ARRANGED FOR THE VISITING OFFICERS AND MEN; AND THE SHIPS WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC TOMORROW (SUNDAY).

    THE SQUADRON IS UNDER THE COMMAND OF VICE-ADMIRAL ERNESTO PELLEGRINI, ON BOARD THE GUIDED MISSILE CRUISER GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI. IT CONSISTS OF THE DESTROYERS SAN GEORGIO AND INDOMITO; FRIGATES CASTORE, CENTAURO AND RIZZO; SUPPLY SHIPS STROMBOLI AND ETNA; AND THE SUBMARINE TAZZOLI. THE STRENGTH OF THE SQUADRON IS 61 OFFICERS, 104 SUB-OFFICERS AND 504 OTHER RANKS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4XPJELGKCOKJGEJDZTCHFFXS7
    Media URN:
    VLVA4XPJELGKCOKJGEJDZTCHFFXS7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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