Canadian Aircraft Carrier Brings Supplies for Canadian Contingent
The United Nations Peace-Keeping Force in Cyprus was established by action of the UN Security Council to help prevent a recurrence of hostilities in the Republic of Cyprus. The Force will be stationed in the country, under the terms of the Security Council resolution, for a period of three months and will be composed of contingents from Canada, Finland, Ireland, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
View shows a vehicle being unloaded from the Canadian aircraft carrier HMCS Bonaventure, shortly after its arrival at the port of Famagusta on the south coast of Cyprus. The carrier, which brought 95 officers and men who will join the Canadian contingent of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, also transported 16 ferret armoured cars, 36 trucks and trailers and 160 tons of stores for the Canadian troops.