• Short Summary

    A British merchant seaman, Mr Peter Crouch, returned to London today (Sunday) after being released by the People's Republic of China on Saturday.

  • Description

    A British merchant seaman, Mr Peter Crouch, returned to London today (Sunday) after being released by the People's Republic of China on Saturday. The Second Officer of the SS Demodocus, Mr. Crouch had been arrested while his ship was in Shanghai in April 1968.

    On arrival in London, Mr. Crouch told reporters that he had observed Chinese warships shortly before his arrest. The release of Mr. Crouch, who had been held for breaching harbour regulations, marks the improving relations between Britain and Peking.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5ZMQK3E16CTJNY2CORGUMDVZS
    Media URN:
    VLVA5ZMQK3E16CTJNY2CORGUMDVZS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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