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QE2 refurbished after Falklands duty

Title
QE2 refurbished after Falklands duty
Genre
News report; Interview; Vox pop; Music
TX Date
15 Aug 1982
Year of production
1982
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Duration
00:04:03
Description
Report on the initial voyage from Southampton, following refurbishment, of the Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2), after the ship was used to carry troops to the Falkland Islands during the Falklands war. Speaking are: Cunard Chairman Lord Matthews (Victor Matthews); passengers and crew (not identified) on the liner. Female reporter not identified (poss. Antonia Higgs). With band music. Poor quality audio.
Contributors
Victor Matthews; Antonia Higgs?
Keywords
Southampton; Falklands War (1982); Ships; Cruise ships; Ocean liners; War damage; Band music; Military logistics; Cunard; QE2

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