• Short Summary

    THE NEW SOVIET TRANS-ATLANTIC LINER, ALEXANDER PUSHKIN, ARRIVE AT TILBURY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) AND TODAY THE VESSEL WAS THROWN OPEN TO VISITORS.

  • Description

    THE NEW SOVIET TRANS-ATLANTIC LINER, ALEXANDER PUSHKIN, ARRIVE AT TILBURY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) AND TODAY THE VESSEL WAS THROWN OPEN TO VISITORS.

    THE VESSEL, 19,860 TONS, IS CARRYING 700 TOURIST PASSENGERS FROM THE SOVIET UNION ON ITS FIRST VOYAGE TO EUROPEAN PORTS. THE SHIP WAS HANDED OVER TO SOVIET SHIP IN SUMMER.

    NEXT YEAR SHE WILL BEGIN TRANS-ATLANTIC VOYAGES, SAILING FROM LENINGRAD TO CANADA, VIA HELSINKI, COPENHAGEN, TILBURY AND MONTREAL.

    ALEXANDER PUSHKIN CARRIES 750 FIRST AND TOURIST CLASS PASSENGERS AND HAS ACCOMMODATION FOR BETWEEN ONE THOUSAND AND FIFTEEN HUNDRED TONS OF CARGO AND 23 CARS. THE VESSEL HAS A CRUISING SPEED OF 20 KNOTS.

    THE SHIP IS COMPLETELY AIR-CONDITIONED, AND HAS SINGLE, DOUBLE AND FOUR-BERTH ACCOMMODATION.

    AMONG THE AMENITIES ARE A NUMBER OF BARS AND SMOKE ROOMS, HEATED SWIMMING POOLS FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN, A CINEMA, AND LIBRARY AND A MUSIC SALOON.

    PASSENGERS HAVE A CHOICE OF RUSSIAN AND OTHER EUROPEAN MEALS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9FVYL60FPL5Q6PFHA4XUCTTC2
    Media URN:
    VLVA9FVYL60FPL5Q6PFHA4XUCTTC2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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