• Short Summary

    THE TWO BRITISH TRANSATLANTIC OARSMEN TODAY (MONDAY) HELD A CHAMPAGNE REUNION WITH THEIR WIVES AFTER THEIR EPIC 3,000-MILE (4,800 KMS) VOYAGE WHICH TOOK THREE MONTHS.

  • Description

    THE TWO BRITISH TRANSATLANTIC OARSMEN TODAY (MONDAY) HELD A CHAMPAGNE REUNION WITH THEIR WIVES AFTER THEIR EPIC 3,000-MILE (4,800 KMS) VOYAGE WHICH TOOK THREE MONTHS. CAPTAIN JOHN RIDWA??? AND SERGEANT CHARLES BLYTHE WERE SIGHTED OFF THE ARAN ISLAND ON THE WEST COAST OF THE IRISH REPUBLIC ON SATURDAY AND WERE TAKEN IN TOWN BY THE KILRONAN LIFEBOAT.

    ENGLISH ROSE THE THIRD, THE 22-FOOT (7 METRES) LIFEBOAT IN WHICH THE PARATROOPERS SPENT 92 DAYS AND COMPLETED THE THIRD TRANSATLANTIC ROW ON RECORD, IS NOW ON THE MAINLAND.

    TWO OTHER BRITONS ARE STILL AT IT -- ROWING HARD SOME 1500 MILES OUT FROM AMERICA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA2H74HD1HHWH4VTH65TFLT98U
    Media URN:
    VLVAA2H74HD1HHWH4VTH65TFLT98U
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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