SERVING in the SUEZ CANAL ZONE of EGYPT until 1956

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Album of Photos taken in the Suez Canal Zone.  Page 12


photo supplied by Ray Gibbs.


The Blue Lagoon, Lake Timsah, Ismailia.   Four photos as supplied, joined together . photo supplied by John Davan.


photo supplied by Ray Gibbs.

Three more views at the Blue Lagoon.
photo supplied by Ray Gibbs.

photo supplied by Ray Gibbs.

    
More at the Blue Lagoon.
photos supplied by Ray Gibbs.

From the beach looking towards Gebel Maryam.
photo supplied by Ray Gibbs.


The monument at Gebel Maryam from the Canal.
photo supplied by Ray Gibbs.

The cruise ship 'Caronia' passing Deversoir.
photo supplied by Ray Gibbs.

Sailing Club preparing for the Easter Regatta, 1955.
photo supplied by Bill Mansfield.




BOAC Comet prototype G-ALZK during trials at RAF Fayid.
photos supplied by Iain Berrie.
Apparently when the Comet took off, the thrusts from the jets blew away a large stretch of the runway which was made of Murrine. (A hard red sand.)


Open air cinema, Abu Sultan.
photo supplied by Andy Miller.

The new Erskine cinema, Abu Sultan.
photo supplied by Andy Miller.

A couple of Abu Sultan drivers and trucks.
photo supplied by Andy Miller.


Jetty at Marine Craft Unit, Fanara.
photo supplied by Alec Williams.

2602 alongside jetty at M.C.U. Fanara.
photo supplied by Alec Williams.

H.M.A.F.V. 2604 at speed on the Bitter Lake.
photo supplied by Alec Williams.


Entering the Cameronia Cinema, Fayid.


Waiting for the second showing to start?
photo supplied by Eddie Fidler.

The camp cinema, RAF Shalufa.
photo supplied by Alec Williams.


On a 'Bren' handling course.
photo supplied by Andy Miller.

"Squeeze it gently"!
photo supplied by Andy Miller.

Now qualified.
photo supplied by Andy Miller.


The inhabitants of Billet 52, RAF Fayid.
photos supplied by Iain Berrie.

Some of them on leave at Sea View Holiday Camp.
photos supplied by Iain Berrie.

Some more lads staying at the same camp.
photo supplied by Tony Tolan.

     
Outside the YMCA canteen in Ismailia.
photos supplied by Ray Gibbs.
 
The YMCA at RAF Abu Sueir.
photo supplied by Ray Gibbs.


Negrelli Street, Ismailia.

Another street in Ismailia.
photo supplied by Ray Gibbs.

This street in Ismailia leads to Lake Timsah.
photo supplied by Ray Gibbs.

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Also on the  'Now and Then'  page and on the  'That Palm Tree'  page.

My thanks to the Suez Veterans who supplied the photos to produce this Photo Album.
© Charlie Delta. October 2004.
Page revised: © May 2007.