• Short Summary

    THE PRIME MINISTER OF SINGAPORE, MR LEE KWAN YEW, TODAY (THURSDAY) VISITED THE SHIPBUILDING YARD OF SWAN HUNTER AT TYNESIDE IN THE NORTH-EAST OF ENGLAND.

  • Description

    THE PRIME MINISTER OF SINGAPORE, MR LEE KWAN YEW, TODAY (THURSDAY) VISITED THE SHIPBUILDING YARD OF SWAN HUNTER AT TYNESIDE IN THE NORTH-EAST OF ENGLAND.

    MR LEE AND HIS WIFE WERE THE GUESTS OF SIR JOHN HUNTER, CHAIRMAN OF THE SWAN HUNTER SHIPBUILDING GROUP. THE GROUP ARE MANAGING AGENTS FOR THE SINGAPORE DOCK AUTHORITY.

    THE PRIME MINISTER SAW VARIOUS PHASES OF CONSTRUCTION WORK ON THE SLIPWAYS AND WAS SHOWN OVER THE PREFABRICATING SHOPS AT WALLSEND BY THE GROUP'S MANAGING DIRECTOR, MR TOM MCIVER.

    LATER, MR LEE AND HIS WIFE WENT ON TO SMITH'S DOCK AT NORTH SHIELDS TO INSPECT WORK UNDERTAKEN BY ANOTHER COMPANY IN THE SWAN HUNTER GROUP.

    THE GROUP LAST WEEK WON AN ORDER FROM AN OIL COMPANY FOR TWO TANKERS EACH WEIGHING 240,000 TONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC6Z81686L12CK5L2RYYVW3U99
    Media URN:
    VLVAC6Z81686L12CK5L2RYYVW3U99
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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