• Short Summary

    THE PRINCETON, AN AMERICAN MARINE CORPS ASSAULT CARRIER, ANCHORED OFF QUANG NGAI, CENTRAL VIETNAM ON NOVEMBER 18 LADEN WITH RELIEF SUPPLIES FOR VICTIMS OF THE RECENT FLOODS.

  • Description

    1.
    LS PRINCETON OFF QUANG NGAI
    3 ft

    2.
    MS OANH, JOHNSON AND WESTMORELAND ON BOARD SHIP
    9 ft

    3.
    MS BAGS OF FLOUR (TILT UP) CHOPPERS ON DECK
    14 1/2 ft

    4.
    LS LOADING FLOUR TO CHOPPER (TWO SHOTS)
    21 ft

    5.
    MLS ACTIVITY ON DECK (TILT UP) SHIP'S MAST
    25 1/2 ft

    6.
    MS (AERIAL VIEW) DECK AS CHOPPER TAKES OFF
    30 1/2 ft

    7.
    LS (AERIAL VIEW) SHIP
    32 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/YA/RBI



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE PRINCETON, AN AMERICAN MARINE CORPS ASSAULT CARRIER, ANCHORED OFF QUANG NGAI, CENTRAL VIETNAM ON NOVEMBER 18 LADEN WITH RELIEF SUPPLIES FOR VICTIMS OF THE RECENT FLOODS.

    THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE DEPUTY PREMIER, MR. NGUYEN XUAN OANH, ACCOMPANIED BY MR. ALEXIS JOHNSON, DEPUTY AMERICAN AMBASSADOR AND GENERAL WILLIAM WESTMORELAND, COMMANDER OF AMERICAN TROOPS IN SOUTH VIETNAM, BOARDED THE SHIP TO THANK THE SAILORS FOR BRINGING THE SUPPLIES.

    THE SUPPLIES WHICH WERE BROUGHT FROM HONGKONG, CONSISTED OF 1,500 TONS OF FLOUR, MEDICINES TEXTILES AND BLANKETS. THE ITEMS WERE LATER SHIPPED ASHORE BY THE SHIP'S HELICOPTERS FOR DISTRIBUTION. TO RELIEF CENTRES THROUGHOUT THE SEVEN FLOOD-STRICKEN AREAS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN SOUTH VIETNAM PROVINCES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB8IQPS3OO5OHM32WHGL89NCGJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAB8IQPS3OO5OHM32WHGL89NCGJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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