• Short Summary

    THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY FRIGATE, "OTAGO", CALLED AT BANGKOK, THE CAPITAL OF THAILAND, ON OCTOBER 25 MORNING WITH 16 OFFICERS AND A CREW OF 144.

  • Description

    THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY FRIGATE, "OTAGO", CALLED AT BANGKOK, THE CAPITAL OF THAILAND, ON OCTOBER 25 MORNING WITH 16 OFFICERS AND A CREW OF 144.
    THE 22,000-TON FRIGATE IS AN ANTI-SUBMARINE VESSEL WHICH IS CAPABLE OF A SPEED OF 3O KNOTS.HER COMMANDER IS E.C.THORNE, WHO WAS MET AT THE WHARF BY A SOUTH-EAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION REPRESENTATIVE.

    LATER MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC, INCLUDING THAI NAVY OFFICERS AND CADETS, WERE INVITED TO TOUR THE 370-FEET LONG BY 41-FEET WIDE "OTAGO". SOME OF HER CREW ACTED AS GUIDES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7OJIQ1ABYVN89RO84KKNBVZXM
    Media URN:
    VLVA7OJIQ1ABYVN89RO84KKNBVZXM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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