• Short Summary

    SIERRA LEONE'S PRIME MINISTER, DR. SIAKA STEVENS RECEIVED TWO PATROL LAUNCHES ON THE BEHALF OF?

  • Description

    SIERRA LEONE'S PRIME MINISTER, DR. SIAKA STEVENS RECEIVED TWO PATROL LAUNCHES ON THE BEHALF OF THE SIERRA LEONE GOVERNMENT. THEY WERE PRESENTED TO HIM BY THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER, MR. S.J.L. OLVER IN A QUAYSIDE CEREMONY AT THE GOVERNMENT WHARF LAST SATURDAY (APRIL 18).

    THE TWO LANUCHES ARE THE "CONSTABLE" WHICH WILL BE USED BY THE POLICE AND THE "CHRISTINA" WHICH GOES TO THE CUSTOMS DEPARTMENT.

    "CONSTABLE" IS 28-FEET LONG AND THE "CHRISTINA" IS A 20-FOOT TUNA LAUNCH. BOTH HAVE DIESEL ENGINES.

    THE TWO BOATS ARE VALUED AT GBP10,000 STERLING (LE20,000) AND ARE ACCOMPANIED BY A SUPPLY OF SPARE PARTS WORTH GBP1,361 STERLING (LE 2,722), WHICH HAVE BEEN PROVIDED FROM BRITISH GOVERNMENT FUNDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5D49U6KUV9OGR1OQJQRUPE9Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA5D49U6KUV9OGR1OQJQRUPE9Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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