• Short Summary

    THE WEST GERMAN NAVY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) COMMISSIONED ITS FIRST SHIP TO BE BUILT IN EXCESS OF THE POST-WAR LIMIT OF 3,000 TONS.

  • Description

    THE WEST GERMAN NAVY YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) COMMISSIONED ITS FIRST SHIP TO BE BUILT IN EXCESS OF THE POST-WAR LIMIT OF 3,000 TONS.SHE'S THE 4,800-TON "DEUTSCHLAND", WHICH GOES INTO SERVICE AS A TRAINING SHIP FOR 250 CADETS.

    AT A CEREMONY IN RENDSBURG, THE "DEUTSCHLAND" WAS FORMALLY COMMISSIONED AFTER AN INSPECTION BY ADMIRAL ZENKER.WITH A CREW OF 270 OFFICERS AND MEN, THE WEST GERMAN FRIGATE IS FITTED WITH FOUR 100 MILLIMETRE SINGLE-TURRET GUNS AND ALSO CARRIES ANTI-SUBMARINE WEAPONS.FOUR DIESEL ENGINES GIVE HER A SPEED OF 20 KNOTS.A SPECIAL FEATURE IS THE LARGE NUMBER OF LECTURE ROOMS, INCLUDING ONE EQUIPPED AS A FILM THEATRE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEFOHFFU8CEHCJTABWSLROGFVR
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFOHFFU8CEHCJTABWSLROGFVR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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