President Roosevelt presents a Lend-lease Patrol Craft to the Greek Navy, at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC
Washington DC USA Date:1944, June 10 Duration:40 sec Sound:Yes
Greece receives a lend-lease Submarine Chaser (USS PC 622) in Washington DC. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Officers and sailors of the U.S. and Royal Hellenic Navy attend the formal transfer ceremony at at the Washington Navy yard. Greek sailors wear caps displaying the words, "B Naytikon." The United States flag is lowered and the Greek flag hoisted on the ship. (The Greek Navy renamed the ship the "Vassilefs Georghios II.")
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