• Short Summary

    THE AMERICAN JOURNALIST ROBERT MANRY WAS REUNITED WITH HIS WIFE AT SEA TODAY (MONDAY) AFTER 78 DAYS IN WHICH HE HAS STEERED HIS TINY YACHT TINKERBELLE ALONE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.

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    THE AMERICAN JOURNALIST ROBERT MANRY WAS REUNITED WITH HIS WIFE AT SEA TODAY (MONDAY) AFTER 78 DAYS IN WHICH HE HAS STEERED HIS TINY YACHT TINKERBELLE ALONE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.

    MANRY WAS SIGHTED TODAY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SIX DAYS -- THE TINKERBELLE WAS THIRTY MILES OFF THE SOUTH-WEST COAST OF ENGLAND.

    MANRY'S THIRTEEN AND A HALF FOOT (FOUR METRE) BOAT WAS SIGHTED THIS MORNING BY A FISHING BOAT.

    HIS WIFE, WHO TRAVELLED 600 MILES IN A TRAWLER SEARCHING FOR HIM, MET HIM BRIEFLY TODAY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE END OF MAY WHEN HE LEFT THE UNITED STATES.MRS.MANRY SAID YESTERDAY SHE HAD NO FEARS FOR HER HUSBAND'S SAFETY.

    MANRY IS EXPECTED TO REACH FALMOUTH, ON THE CORNWALL COAST TOMORROW.HE IS AT PRESENT BEING ESCORTED BY A FLOTILLA OF FISHING BOATS AND SMALL SHIPS.

    HE WILL BE GREETED BY HUNDREDS OF HOLIDAYMAKERS, AND EVEN AN OFFICIAL CIVIC WELCOME HAS BEEN ARRANGED.

    MANRY TOLD NEWSMEN TODAY: "I AM FINE, AND IN PERFECT HEALTH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8VT3RHPLNBORIWI7WFKX3UEYX
    Media URN:
    VLVA8VT3RHPLNBORIWI7WFKX3UEYX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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