• Short Summary

    All day on Wednesday (20 October) ships of the British Navy and Air Force aircraft kept under surveillance a powerful squadron of Soviet warships stationed a few miles outside British territorial waters.

  • Description

    1.
    AERIAL VIEW Soviet ships in convoy (2 shots)
    0.22

    2.
    AERIAL VIEW Soviet ships (2 shots)
    0.27

    3.
    AERIAL VIEW Soviet tanker
    0.42

    4.
    CU Co. pilot in RAF Shackleton
    0.48

    5.
    AERIAL VIEW Soviet ships (3 shots)
    1.12



    Initials BB/1159 CM/AW/BB/1208



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: All day on Wednesday (20 October) ships of the British Navy and Air Force aircraft kept under surveillance a powerful squadron of Soviet warships stationed a few miles outside British territorial waters.

    The force, which could be monitoring the activities of Britain's top secret defence installation at Orfordness in Suffolk, was led by a guided missile destroyer identified as the Krivak, and included Kynda class frigates and an oil tanker.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC3AMR2ZW6MEJL666L3FTVNES9
    Media URN:
    VLVAC3AMR2ZW6MEJL666L3FTVNES9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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