HMS BIRMINGHAM - CEREMONY OF THE KEYS [Allocated Title]
"HMS Birmingham. Ceremony of the Keys at Gibraltar, December 1955." (Taken from CNI records.)
HMS Birmingham enters Algiers firing national salute; returned by shore batteries. Admiral Sir Guy Grantham (CINCMED) and his staff on the bridge. View of Algiers with ratings in foreground. Vice-Admiral Auboyneau arrives on board and inspects Royal Marine Guard of Honour, followed by Generals Frandon (Commander 5th Air Force Region) and Lorillet (Commander 10th Military Region). The Prefect of Algiers, M Collaveri, is present. Members of the press arrive for conference with C-in-C Med.