• Short Summary

    THE UNITED STATES NAVY FRIGATE, DAHLGREN, DOCKED AT TEMA HARBOUR IN GHANA THIS WEEK AS PART OF A GOODWILL TOUR OF SEVERAL AFRICAN COUNTRIES.

  • Description

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    MS DAHLGREN.
    0.07

    2.
    CU FLAGS.
    0.12

    3.
    MS DAHLGREN.
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    4.
    MS CUTAWAY.
    0.25

    5.
    MS PAN: TWO NAVAL MEN.
    0.27

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    MS SCHOOLCHILDREN.
    0.47

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    CU + MS MISSILE ON DISPLAY. + MCU
    0.57

    8.
    LS + MS SPECTATORS.
    1.03

    9.
    MS REAR ADMIRAL DARE SPEAKING
    1.10

    10.
    MS SCHOOLCHILDREN.
    1.13



    Initials DHC/VS/JF/SC



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE UNITED STATES NAVY FRIGATE, DAHLGREN, DOCKED AT TEMA HARBOUR IN GHANA THIS WEEK AS PART OF A GOODWILL TOUR OF SEVERAL AFRICAN COUNTRIES. THE CONVENTIONALLY POWERED DAHLGREN HAS A CREW OF 350 AND HIS CAPTAINED BY COMMANDER LUCIEN CAPONE.

    ON BOARD THE FRIGATE WAS REAR ADMIRAL JAMES DARE, COMMANDER OF THE SOUTH ATLANTIC OF FORCES OF THE U.S. NAVY. REAR ADMIRAL DARE SAID THE PURPOSE OF THE CRUISE - CALLED AMITY 69 - IS TO ESTABLISH "MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING AND RESPECT BETWEEN THE PEOPLES OF AFRICA AND THE UNITED STATES".

    MORE THAN 60 SCHOOLCHILDREN WERE ENTERTAINED ON BOARD THE SHIP, WHICH CARRIES GUIDED MISSILES. SIMILAR GOODWILL VISITS HAVE ALREADY BEEN MADE TO SENEGAL, LIBERIA, THE IVORY COAST AND TOGO.

    LATER IN THE WEEK LIEUTENANT GENERAL JOSEPH ANKRAH, CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION COUNCIL, PAID A VISIT TO THE DAHLGREN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA85HZLMPMMKO1F0W0RPVSW3O93
    Media URN:
    VLVA85HZLMPMMKO1F0W0RPVSW3O93
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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