King Saud and Royal Party on Destroyer, USS Murphy(DD-603), preparing to board Cruiser,USS Quincy (CA-71), in Great Bitter Lake
Suez Canal Egypt Date:1945, February 15 Duration:3 min 54 sec Sound:NO SOUND
King Saud of Saudi Arabia with party members on a U.S. Destroyer, USS Murphy (DD603) in the Great Bitter Lake of the Suez Canal. Views of the the Great Bitter Lake from shipboard. Views of the USS Quincy, from the USS Murphy, as it pulls alongside to tie up with the Quincy. Sailors send lines between the two ships to secure them. A gangplank is set between the two vessels. Officers on board the USS Quincy coordinate the activities. A marine honor guard on deck make their rifles ready for gun salute. Views of Royal Party on deck of the USS Murphy. U.S. sailors man a 40mm "pom pom" antiaircraft gun. They fire the gun in salute.
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