• Short Summary

    A 100-TON REPRODUCTION OF THE "SANTA MARIA", FLAGSHIP OF A FLEET WITH WHICH CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS DISCOVERED AMERICA 471 YEARS AGO, ARRIVED IN NEW YORK CITY ON TUESDAY.

  • Description

    A 100-TON REPRODUCTION OF THE "SANTA MARIA", FLAGSHIP OF A FLEET WITH WHICH CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS DISCOVERED AMERICA 471 YEARS AGO, ARRIVED IN NEW YORK CITY ON TUESDAY.

    THE SANTA MARIA CAME FROM BARCELONA, SPAIN, AS DECK CARGO ON THE WEST GERMAN FLAG CARGO LINER "NEIDENFELS".THE REPLICA WILL GO ON DISPLAY AT THE NEW WORLD'S FAIR, SCHEDULED TO OPEN 22 APRIL NEXT YEAR.

    THE 250-THOUSAND DOLLAR WOOD-HULL CRAFT IS 90 FEET LONG.IN NEW YORK HARBOUR SHE WAS SWUNG OVER THE SIDE OF THE "NEIDENFELS" TO BE TOWED BY A TUG TO THE SHIPYARDS IN NEW JERSEY, WHERE FOUR MASTS WILL BE MOUNTED AND SHE WILL BE RIGGED.

    LATER THIS MONTH THE "SANTA MARIA" WILL BE CARRIED ON A FLAT-BED TRAILER TO THE SITE OF THE FAIR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA67HTHQ0TJ22RJLETPGS9J9BBO
    Media URN:
    VLVA67HTHQ0TJ22RJLETPGS9J9BBO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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