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History: Red Pilots Guide Ships In Suez Canal (1956)


published on 18 May 2020 359 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "British Pathé"
Suez Canal, Egypt

LS. Ship on Canal. Various shots of Russian Red Pilots, walking along quayside, having conversation continuing their walk, looking in a manual, before boarding launch. MS. Pilots on launch, flag flying. Panning shot of Tanker. Various shots, looking up at men on tanker deck, man climbing up a rope ladder onto deck. (F.G.)
FILM ID:2556.13
Suez Canal, Egypt
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