• Short Summary

    Recently, the U.S. Navy turned over three S2A Gaumman "Tracker" aircraft to the Uruguayan Navy?

  • Description

    a.
    Overall view showing three aircraft and viewing stand


    b.
    Salute to colours


    c.
    U.S. flag and VS-41 Hanger officers and men


    d.
    Uruguayan flag and Uruguayan Navymen


    e.
    Adm. Moore addressing crowd


    f.
    Vice Admiral Stroop and other guests


    g.
    Adm. Moore presents S2As to Capt. Llorens


    h.
    U.S. Navy band


    i.
    Capt. Llorens shaking hands with Uruguayan officers


    j.
    S2A "Tracker" aircraft on flight line


    k.
    S2A showing prop, cockpit and radome


    l.
    Insignia on wing S2A with tail S2A with S2A in background


    m.
    Uruguayan flag on tail of S2A.




    Initials


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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Recently, the U.S. Navy turned over three S2A Gaumman "Tracker" aircraft to the Uruguayan Navy during a ceremony at North Island Naval Air Station, San Diego, California
    Rear Admiral Robert B. Moore, Commander Fleet Air San Diego, officially presented the three plans which were turned over to Uruguay as part of the U.S. Government's military assistance program.

    Captain Oscar Llorens, Naval Attache for Uruguay, accepted the planes on behalf of his country.

    Dignitaries attending the ceremony included Vice Admiral Paul D. Stroop, Commander Naval Air Force, Pacific Fleet, and a representative from Gaumman Aircraft Corporation.

    Twenty-eight officers and enlisted man of the Uruguayan Navy also attended the ceremony. The Uruguayan Navymen, who arrived in San Diego, Dec. 4, will remain at North Island until late March undergoing ground and flight training instructions.

    The S2A is a twin-engined anti-submarine search and attack aircraft.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5WM2JVQTV496Q9136KR65LUV3
    Media URN:
    VLVA5WM2JVQTV496Q9136KR65LUV3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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