• Short Summary

    NORWAY'S NEWEST LINER, THE M/S (MOTOR-SHIP) SAGAFJORD, SAILS FOR NEW YORK ON SATURDAY ON HER MAIDEN VOYAGE.

  • Description

    NORWAY'S NEWEST LINER, THE M/S (MOTOR-SHIP) SAGAFJORD, SAILS FOR NEW YORK ON SATURDAY ON HER MAIDEN VOYAGE.YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) IN OSLO, KING OLAV OF NORWAY WAS GUEST-OF-HONOUR AT A SPECIAL LUNCH ABOARD THE 24,000-TON SHIP, WHICH BELONGS TO THE NORWEGIAN AMERICAN LINE.

    THE SAGAFJORD, BUILT AT LA SEYNE, IN FRANCE, WILL BE USED FOR CRUISING IN ADDITION TO THE TRANSATLANTIC RUN.HER OWNERS SAY EVERYTHING HAS BEEN DONE TO ENSURE SOLID COMFORT AND SURROUNDINGS TO MAKE LIFE ON THE RICH SEAS A GREATER PLEASURE.

    YESTERDAY'S LUNCHEON WAS ATTENDED BY SHIPPING LEADERS AND OFFICIALS, DIPLOMATS AND JOURNALISTS, SAMPLING THE LATEST IN THE LONG LINE OF VIKING SEA TRADITION.

    CRUISING AT 20 KNOTS, THE SAGAFJORD CAN CARRY UP TO 800 PASSENGERS AND 500 TONS OF CARGO.SHE HAS A CREW OF 350.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEZ1P9OGH2YYIUF4USBEDD31TO
    Media URN:
    VLVAEZ1P9OGH2YYIUF4USBEDD31TO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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