• Short Summary

    A CANADIAN YACHTSMAN ARRIVED IN YOKOHAMA, NEAR TOKYO, THE JAPANESE CAPITAL, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) AFTER A LONE VOYAGE ACROSS THE PACIFIC FORM VANCOUVER.

  • Description

    A CANADIAN YACHTSMAN ARRIVED IN YOKOHAMA, NEAR TOKYO, THE JAPANESE CAPITAL, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) AFTER A LONE VOYAGE ACROSS THE PACIFIC FORM VANCOUVER. CANADA, THAT HAS TAKEN HIM TWO YEARS. THE YACHTMAN, 41-YEAR-OLD KENNETH E. WEIS, PANS TO STAY A WEEK AND THEN SET OUT FOR HOME.

    MR WEIS' YACHT IS THE SIX-METER "THUMBELINA". DURING HIS VOYAGE OF 16,800 MILES (27,000 KMS) HE DROPPED ANCHOR HONOLULU, HAWAII, IN NEW ZEALAND, AND AT RABAUL, NEW GUINEA. MR WEIS SAID HE WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO A MEAL OF FRESH VEGETABLES.

    (THE YACHT "PATHFINDER", CARRYING TWO BRITISH AND TWO JAPANESE YACHTSMEN, WHICH SET OUT FROM YOKOHAMA FOR VANCOUVER ON 9 MAY, WAS REPORTED ON SUNDAY TO BEEN SEEN OVERTURNED ABOUT 240 MILES (400 KMS) EAST OF KINKAZAN ISLAND, NORTHERN JAPAN.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7TQG417RYHT70073VMUWOTWO1
    Media URN:
    VLVA7TQG417RYHT70073VMUWOTWO1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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