Naval transport ship (AP-23) leaves New York harbor carrying deported German and Italian Consular officials to Lisbon
New York City USA Date:1941, July 16 Duration:3 min 4 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Navy West Point Class Troop Transport (AP-23) (Formerly the ocean liner, SS America ) backs out of Pier 61, in New York City, with help of tug boats. The ship carries deported German and Italian Consular officials to Lisbon, including A.V.Yannelli, Italian General at Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Several of Yanelli's friends, and reporters linger at the entrance to Pier 61. Several taxis and a truck loaded with baggage arrives. Men, women and children are seen with their baggage. The ship proceeds down the Hudson River, carrying 137 Italian citizens and 327 Germans from the closed consulates of those nations. The transport ship is underway at 2:55 PM on July 16th, bound for Lisbon Portugal
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