• Short Summary

    THE "CHRISTIAN RADICH", A THREE-MASTED SQUARE-RIGGER USED AS A TRAINING SHIP FOR THE NORWEGIAN MERCHANT MARINE, VISITED CHICAGO OVER THE WEEKEND, SHE SAILED INTO LAKE MICHIGAN BY WAY OF THE ST.

  • Description

    THE "CHRISTIAN RADICH", A THREE-MASTED SQUARE-RIGGER USED AS A TRAINING SHIP FOR THE NORWEGIAN MERCHANT MARINE, VISITED CHICAGO OVER THE WEEKEND, SHE SAILED INTO LAKE MICHIGAN BY WAY OF THE ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY WITH 70 YOUNG NORWEGIAN MIDSHIPMEN ABOARD.

    IT WAS NO EXPECTED THAT THE 200-FOOT SHIP WOULD ATTRACT MUCH ATTENTION IN CHICAGO SINCE IT ARRIVED WITH LITTLE ADVANCE PUBLICITY. SUDDENLY THE CITY POLICE FOUND THEIR HANDS FULL OVER THE WEEKEND AS SOME TWENTY THOUSAND PEOPLE CROWDED THE WATER-FRONT TO GET A LOOK AT THE SHIP. IT WAS DOCKED IN THE CHICAGO RIVER.

    CAPTAIN KYELD BACKEN SAID, "I'M OVERWHELMED. I NEVER EXPECTED ANYTHING LIKE THIS." HE ORDERED THE SHIP TO REMAIN OPEN UNTIL EVERYONE HAD SEEN IT...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADYU134BNYZ40L690Q9TNALWX1
    Media URN:
    VLVADYU134BNYZ40L690Q9TNALWX1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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