News In Brief - Mine Sweeper / Minesweeper (Given to Japan)
No. 255 at Treasure Island Naval Base. Sailors off. Japanese sailors lined up at attention alongside; MCU. US flag lowered. Consul-General Kasuno (sp?) signs paperwork, accepts ship. Sailor board, salute, raise flag. Military Gift; Post-WWII;
08:15:37 King Faisal II of Iraq off train, greeted by Queen Elizabeth & Duke of Edinburgh on platform. Queen Mother & Princess Margaret & others. Prime Minister Anthony Eden. MCU of Faisal.
Diplomacy; Middle East; Petroleum; Oil; Diplomatic Relations; Visit; 1956; Post-WW2;