• Short Summary

    The Empress of Canada - Canadian Pacific's new ???8 million liner - is nearing completion at Vickers Armstrongs Walker Naval Yard, Newcastle upon Tyne.

  • Description

    The Empress of Canada - Canadian Pacific's new ???8 million liner - is nearing completion at Vickers Armstrongs Walker Naval Yard, Newcastle upon Tyne.

    Her keel was laid in January 1959, and now, two years later, she is nearly ready to put to sea. The maiden voyage is from Liverpool to Montreal in April.

    The newest "Empress" is of 27,000 tons, and is the largest liner to be built on the Tyne since the Mauretania half a century ago.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7S57V60VZRVIJ70KNU19B7JVT
    Media URN:
    VLVA7S57V60VZRVIJ70KNU19B7JVT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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