• Short Summary

    THE "DEUTSCHLAND", WEST GERMANY'S BIGGEST NAVAL SHIP, ARRIVED IN MANILA, THE CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES YESTERDAY (FRIDAY), FOR A FOUR-DAY GOODWILL VISIT.

  • Description

    THE "DEUTSCHLAND", WEST GERMANY'S BIGGEST NAVAL SHIP, ARRIVED IN MANILA, THE CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES YESTERDAY (FRIDAY), FOR A FOUR-DAY GOODWILL VISIT. SHE IS A 4,800-TON CRUISER UTILISED BY THE GERMAN NAVY AS TRAINING SHIP FOR NAVAL CADETS.

    THIS IS THE FIRST GERMAN NAVY VESSEL TO VISIT THE PHILIPPINES SINCE THE DAYS OF SPANISH RULE. SHE HAS A COMPLEMENT OF 31 OFFICERS, 267 CADETS AND 243 NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND RATINGS.

    THE DEUTSCHLAND IS COMMANDED BY CAPTAIN HERWING COLLMANN, WHO SERVED IN BOTH CRUISERS AND SUBMARINES OF THE WEST GERMAN NAVY FROM 1936 TO 1945.

    UPON ARRIVAL, CAPTAIN COLLMANN WAS GREETED BY A HIGH-RANKING FILIPINO NAVAL OFFICER AND A YOUNG FILIPINO GIRL GARLANDED HIM. CAPTAIN COLLMANN IS EXPECTED TO CALL ON COMMANDER FELIX APOLINARIO, ACTING PHILIPPINES NAVY CHIEF AND GENERAL ALFREDO SANTOS, ARMED FORCES CHIEF.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA3GK5RUFBMCWFPVK83L4VWN2N
    Media URN:
    VLVAA3GK5RUFBMCWFPVK83L4VWN2N
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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