• Short Summary

    A LINER SAILED INTO SYDNEY HARBOUR, AUSTRALIA, ON MAY 14 WITH A FAMILIAR OUTLINE, BUT WITH A NAME THAT'S NOT FAMILIAR.

  • Description

    A LINER SAILED INTO SYDNEY HARBOUR, AUSTRALIA, ON MAY 14 WITH A FAMILIAR OUTLINE, BUT WITH A NAME THAT'S NOT FAMILIAR. SHE'S THE ORIENTAL QUEEN -- THE FORMER AUSTRALIAN SHIP KANIMBLA NOW FLYING THE JAPANESE FLAG.

    AMONG THE PASSENGERS WAS EIGHTY-YEAR-OLD MRS. YOKOI, MOTHER OF THE SHIPPING LINE'S PRESIDENT, WHO WAS ACCOMPANIED ON THE VOYAGE BY HER SPIRITUAL ADVISER.

    THE ORIENTAL QUEEN, ONCE AN AUSTRALIAN COASTAL VESSEL, BECAME THE FIRST JAPANESE PASSENGER SHIP TO ENTER SYDNEY IN 25 YEARS. SHE CARRIED A GROUP OF TOURISTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF46X0966O6GWTDVP9AV5PWSH4
    Media URN:
    VLVAF46X0966O6GWTDVP9AV5PWSH4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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