• Short Summary

    Robert Munro and Ian Campbell, the two elderly Scots who set out from Greenock in a small boat on 25th August 1970, put into Hope Town in the Bahamas on Monday, 22nd February 1971.

  • Description

    Robert Munro and Ian Campbell, the two elderly Scots who set out from Greenock in a small boat on 25th August 1970, put into Hope Town in the Bahamas on Monday, 22nd February 1971. This film of the two men, shot the following day at the waterfront in Hope Town, has just reached us.

    Robert Munro is 81 and had no experience of sailing until his Atlantic voyage. Campbell is 69 and a former ship's officer. They took 102 days to cross the Atlantic in their 33-foot boat "Pajova".

    Munro is to sail on to Nassau. Campbell is to fly home to Ardrossan, Scotland.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7RPI6RWAQXUXM63FAZFS4B7AG
    Media URN:
    VLVA7RPI6RWAQXUXM63FAZFS4B7AG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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