• Short Summary

    BRITISH AND AUSTRALIAN FORCES, RETURNING FROM SEA AND AIR EXERCISES IN THE INDIAN OCEAN, PUT ON A SPECTACULAR SHOW FOR THE PEOPLE OF SINGAPORE.

  • Description

    BRITISH AND AUSTRALIAN FORCES, RETURNING FROM SEA AND AIR EXERCISES IN THE INDIAN OCEAN, PUT ON A SPECTACULAR SHOW FOR THE PEOPLE OF SINGAPORE.

    A FLEET OF BRITISH AND AUSTRALIAN WARSHIPS SAILED LINE ASTERN ALONG THE SINGAPORE WATERFRONT AND, LATER, ABOUT EIGHTY JET AIRCRAFT FROM THE ROYAL AIR FORCE AND THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER, H.M.S. HERMES, SWOOPED OVER THE CITY.

    THE WARSHIPS, LED BY THE MODERN 11,000-TON CRUISER, H.M.S. LION, HAS A BATTERY OF NEW QUICK FIRING SIX-INCH AND THREE-INCH GUNS, WERE AN IMPOSING SIGHT AS THEY STEAMED THROUGH THE NARROW CHANNEL BETWEEN THE SINGAPORE DOCKS AND BRANI ISLAND. THEY PASSED THROUGH KEPPEL HARBOUR AND WENT ON TO THE SINGAPORE NAVAL BASE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9CNWT6RTLZULG4U927MBE4A2H
    Media URN:
    VLVA9CNWT6RTLZULG4U927MBE4A2H
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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