• Short Summary

    SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT AGAIN TODAY (SUNDAY) REPORTED NO SIGN OF THE AMERICAN YACHTSMAN, ROBERT MANRY, ON THE LAST LEG OF HIS SOLO VOYAGE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC IN HIS TINY SAILING BOAT TINKERBELLE.

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    SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT AGAIN TODAY (SUNDAY) REPORTED NO SIGN OF THE AMERICAN YACHTSMAN, ROBERT MANRY, ON THE LAST LEG OF HIS SOLO VOYAGE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC IN HIS TINY SAILING BOAT TINKERBELLE.

    MANRY, A 48-YEAR-OLD JOURNALIST, HAS NOW BEEN AT SEA FOR 77 DAYS.HE WAS LAST SEEN, FROM THE AIR, SIX DAYS AND 250 MILES OFF THE CORNWALL COAST.

    SINCE MANRY WAS LAST SEEN LOW CLOUD HAS PREVAILED IN THE AREA.HE HAS HAD TO CONTEND WITH HEAVY SEAS IN HIS 13 1/2 FOOT BOAT.

    THERE IS NO INDICATION THAT MANRY IS IN ANY TROUBLE AND NO ORGANIZED SEARCH HAS BEEN LAUNCHED.SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT IN THE VICINITY, HOWEVER, ARE KEEPING A WATCH FOR HIM.

    MRS MANRY, MEANWHILE, HAS BEEN ABOARD A TRAWLER, THE 'EXCELLENT', SEARCHING FOR HER HUSBAND.THE TRAWLER PUT IN AT NEWLYN, ON THE CORNISH COAST TODAY REFUEL AND TAKE ON PROVISIONS TO CONTINUE THE SEARCH.

    MRS MANRY IS NOT CONCERNED FOR HER HUSBAND'S SAFETY.SHE TOLD REPORTERS TODAY SHE WAS CONFIDENT HE WOULD COMPLETE HIS SOLO VOYAGE SAFELY.

    SHE SAID SHE FELT SHE KNEW WHERE HE WAS AND WHAT HE WAS DOING AND DID NOT PLAN TO ASK FOR AN ORGANIZED SEARCH.

    "I AM NOT SURPRISED WE HAVEN'T SEEN HIM", SHE SAID."THE OCEAN IS SO BIG AND HIS BOAT SO SMALL IT COULD DISAPPEAR FROM SIGHT IN A DEEP THROUGH".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5J3GKVGL3VTQ5OLW7H0ISYJZF
    Media URN:
    VLVA5J3GKVGL3VTQ5OLW7H0ISYJZF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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