American newsreel item about SS Haifa - first ship to fly Israeli flag.
Unissued / unused material.
American newsreel item.
SS "Haifa" - First ship to fly Israeli flag, New York City, United States of America (USA).
M/S the SS Haifa at quayside with dedication ceremony taking place on platform in front of it. People in foreground watching. M/S group of Canadian naval officers, crew of the ship. C/U Captain of the ship, Capt. Bond. C/U the Israeli flag being raised on the ship's bows. C/U the Israeli flag flying from the bow. C/U side of ship with "ISRAEL AMERICA LINE" painted on it. L/S spectators sitting on quay clapping. L/S scene on quayside with ship alongside.
Date given on old record is 21/03/1949.