King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia and Royal party enroute from Jidda, on the U.S. Destroyer Murphy (DD 603). The Great Bitter Lake in the Suez Canal. King Faisal with U.S. interpreter, Colonel William Alfred "Bill" Eddy, a U.S. marine officer,sipping tea or coffee with the king. Arab dignitaries seated on the deck. Carpets are seen spread on the ships deck for the king to walk upon. Live sheep are penned up in box on deck, as provisions for the King and Royal party. Views of the American Cruiser, USS Quincy , as the Murphy approaches. Guns on the deck. A flag of the United States. King Saud and his party descend a gangplank to the deck of the Quincy, while a band plays and sailors and officers salute. The Quincy then proceeds towards Alexandria, Egypt. Sandy banks of Suez Canal.
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