• Short Summary

    TWO NEW WARSHIPS, WHICH HAVE BEEN PRESENTED TO SOUTH VIETNAM BY THE UNITED STATES, ARRIVED IN SAIGON ON JANUARY 14 AFTER BEING SAILED FROM THE UNITED STATES BY THEIR VIETNAMESE CREWS.

  • Description

    1.
    LV PAN... FROM VIETNAMESE UNITS TO NEW TRANSPORT.
    0.11

    2.
    SLV NEW TROOP TRANSPORT.
    0.16

    3.
    LV NEW ESCORT SHIP (NO. 09).
    0.24

    4.
    MV PAN... GIRLS WITH FLOWERS WAIT ON DOCK.
    0.33

    5.
    MV PAN... DOWN FROM MOST OF TROOP TRANSPORT.
    0.42

    6.
    MV BAND PLAYS ON DOCK.
    0.48

    7.
    MV CAPTAIN OF TROOP TRANSPORT KISSES GIRL.
    0.51

    8.
    MV OFFICER GARLANDED.
    0.53

    9.
    MV CAPTAINS OF TWO NEW SHIPS.
    0.56

    10.
    LV TROOP TRANSPORT.
    1.00



    Initials KC/V/JF/LW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TWO NEW WARSHIPS, WHICH HAVE BEEN PRESENTED TO SOUTH VIETNAM BY THE UNITED STATES, ARRIVED IN SAIGON ON JANUARY 14 AFTER BEING SAILED FROM THE UNITED STATES BY THEIR VIETNAMESE CREWS.

    THEY ARE THE 3,640-TON TROOP TRANSPORT, THE MARICOPA COUNTY, NOW RENAMED THE DA NANG.AND THE ESCORT SHIP, THE SENTRY, RENAMED THE KY HOA.

    THE TWO SHIPS REPLACE OBSOLETE VESSELS OF THE SOUTH VIETNAM NAVY FOR SERVICE IN THE WAR AGAINST THE VIET CONG.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE5MYVLFI5J5EN9DTLVD09QJUJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5MYVLFI5J5EN9DTLVD09QJUJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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