• Short Summary

    THE ROYAL YACHT "BRITANNIA" HAD A ROUGH VOYAGE BETWEEN THE NORTH OF SCOTLAND AND ICELAND WHEN IT CARRIED THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH TO REYKJAVIK.

  • Description

    THE ROYAL YACHT "BRITANNIA" HAD A ROUGH VOYAGE BETWEEN THE NORTH OF SCOTLAND AND ICELAND WHEN IT CARRIED THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH TO REYKJAVIK.

    THE CAMERAMAN WAS ABOARD THE FISHERIES PROTECTION VESSEL, H.M.S. MALCOLM AND WAS ABLE TO PHOTOGRAPH SOME OF THE EQUIPMENT ABOARD THE VESSEL AND THE SERVICES PROVIDED TO BRITISH FISHING VESSELS WORKING IN THESE NORTHERN WATERS.

    THE TECHNICIANS FROM THE "MALCOLM" CROSS TO THE TRAWLER IN A RUBBER-POWERED DINGHY.

    THE "BRITTANIA" ARRIVED IN REYKJAVIK ON JUNE 30. WHEN THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH STEPPED FROM THE ROYAL BARGE HE WAS GREETED BY THE PRESIDENT OF ICELAND -- MR ASGEIR ASGEIRSSON AND LATER BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MR BENEDICTSSON. THE DUKE SURPRISED THE WELCOMING CROWD BY ADDRESSING THEM FROM THE BALCONY OF THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING IN ICELANDIC.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEQGPM3H9A0RJ75K99ZMQ02ZB6
    Media URN:
    VLVAEQGPM3H9A0RJ75K99ZMQ02ZB6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:13:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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