• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    1.
    LV ITALIAN DESTROYERS (TWO SHOTS).
    0.08

    2.
    LV FLAGSHIP.
    0.13

    3.
    SV PAN..FLAGSHIP SHOWING MISSILES.
    0.20

    4.
    SV ADMIRAL LEAVES SHIP.
    0.25

    5.
    CU NAME OF SHIP "GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI".
    0.27

    6.
    LV GUARD OF HONOUR.
    0.30

    7.
    SV VICE-ADMIRAL PELLEGRINI GREETED BY BRITISH ADMIRAL
    0.34

    8.
    SV BRITISH OFFICERS.
    0.36

    9.
    LV VICE-ADMIRAL PELLEGRINI INSPECTS GUARD OF HONOUR (TWO SHOTS).
    0.46

    10.
    SV VICE-ADMIRAL PELLEGRINI ENDS INSPECTION, ENTERS BUILDING (TWO SHOTS)
    0.55



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    Background: 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 - Including 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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