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    The American Guided Missiles cruiser 'Canberra' attracted large numbers of visitors when she paid a courtesy call to Istanbul.

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    Visitors going aboard from motor.

    Three terrier guided missiles. Istanbul on background.

    Captain F.H. BRUMBY Jr. talking to two visiting ladies.

    Tierriers being raised.

    Terriers being pivoted.

    Small girl visitor.

    Toget Drone.

    Terrier guided missiles (three views)

    Shields (Symbol of Canberra tradition and presidential shield).

    Officer giving information and details about shields.

    American officer showing guns to Turkish officers.

    C.U. Canberra symbol to bridge (swing)

    Visitors passing under the guns. Background: Dolmabahee Palace.

    Visitors on deck.

    Visitors watching guns on prow.

    Boats hovering around the ship.

    Sailors going into motor.

    Motors leaving, Terriers and sailors.

    People waiting on shore for motors.

    People embarking.

    Motor on its way, Bosphorus ferry and Canberra.

    Dolmabahce Mosque, Amors, L.S. Canberra. (two shots)


    N.B. The film was shot with the same machine as the one used by my assistant for '6th Fleetin Izmir.', in which the camera had a tendency to "side shudder". Please tell me if the film I am sending you now has the same defects so that I can use if the same is at fault.

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    Background: The American Guided Missiles cruiser 'Canberra' attracted large numbers of visitors when she paid a courtesy call to Istanbul.

    Guests showed particular interest in the twin 'Terriers' missiles and the manoeuvrability of their launching equipment. Turkish naval officers as well as the general public were on board the Canberra, inspecting the latest equipment --and traditional emblems and shields.

    There would appear, at first glance, to be little in common between the ancient city of Istanbul (See Constantinople) and the modern warship. But a clever camera shot shows the similarity between the twin towers of the Dolmabahque Mosque and the Terrier missiles.

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