• Short Summary

    The Frigate "Nigeria" -- the largest ship in the Nigerian Navy -- was in Tema Harbour in Ghana on Thursday on her way back to Nigeria after a major overhaul in the United Kingdom.

  • Description

    1.
    LV & CU "N.N. S. Nigeria" Wocked (2 shots)
    0.08

    2.
    SV, LV & CU Visitors boarding ship. (4 shots)
    0.24

    3.
    LV & SV Ship and superstructure. (2 shots)
    0.34

    4.
    CU Nigerian sailor.
    0.35

    5.
    SV & CU Visitors looking at anti-aircraft gun. (2 shots)
    0.43

    6.
    SV & Visitors looking at depth charge launcher. (2 shots)
    0.51

    7.
    SV Guest looking at another anti-aircraft gun.
    0.56

    8.
    LV & SV Guests inspecting ship. (5 shots)
    1.17



    Initials VS/14.21 VS/14.32



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Frigate "Nigeria" -- the largest ship in the Nigerian Navy -- was in Tema Harbour in Ghana on Thursday on her way back to Nigeria after a major overhaul in the United Kingdom.

    The 2,000 ton frigate is a general purpose craft designed with anti-aircraft and anti-submarine capabilities. She is 200 feet long and carries a crew of 200 men and saw. service during the civil was with Biafra.

    The ship has stopped at several ports along the African coast on the voyage to Lagos. At these ports of call visitors have been allowed aboard to inspect the ship.

    This voyage is being used for the training of young officers and men.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAENCLITZHIW7EWAXB55T53KLFJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAENCLITZHIW7EWAXB55T53KLFJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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