• Short Summary

    TWO ENGLISHMEN HAVE MADE A NON-STOP, 700-MILE VOYAGE FROM NORTHERN SCOTLAND TO ICELAND IN A 16-FOOT SAIL BOAT.

  • Description

    1.
    SLV THE WANDERER EN-ROUTE TO HARBOUR.
    0.06

    2.
    LV THE WANDERER.
    0.17

    3.
    SCU RUSSELL BROCKBANK.
    0.21

    4.
    LV THE WANDERER ENTERS HARBOUR.
    0.32

    5.
    SLV IN HARBOUR.
    0.38

    6.
    SLV PAST BOAT IN B/G.
    0.43

    7.
    HIGH ANGLE SLV..MOVING ALONG.
    0.46

    8.
    MV COMING IN
    0.51

    9.
    CU RUSSELL BROCKBANK.
    0.56

    10.
    CU FRANK DYE.
    1.01

    11.
    SCU THE TWO MEN.
    1.07



    Initials RE/S/JF/GH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TWO ENGLISHMEN HAVE MADE A NON-STOP, 700-MILE VOYAGE FROM NORTHERN SCOTLAND TO ICELAND IN A 16-FOOT SAIL BOAT. THIS IS PROBABLY THE SMALLEST CRAFT EVER TO CROSS THE NORTH ATLANTIC AT THIS POINT.

    THE SAILORS WERE NORFOLK GARAGE OWNER, FRANK DYE, AGED 35, OF WATTON AND RAF GROUND ENGINEER, CORPORAL RUSSEL BROCKBANK, OF LANCASTER. THEY REPORTED COPING WITH 20-FOOT WAVES DURING THE CROSSING.

    FILM SHOWS THEIR ARRIVAL AT REYKJAVIK IN ICELAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADNB6I1OIS7TYA96WND7RGTWKH
    Media URN:
    VLVADNB6I1OIS7TYA96WND7RGTWKH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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