King Paul and Crown Prince Constantine attended yesterday afternoon the Swearing in ceremony of the new recruits of the Greek Royal Navy at Scaramanga Naval Base.
King Paul and Crown Prince Constantine arrive at Scaramanga Base.
The King salutes the Flag.
The King and the Crown Prince inspect the new recruits.
The king and the Crown Prince worship the Holy Gospel.
The religious ceremony of the swearing in is conducted by an orthodox priest.
Sailors help the clergymen in the service.
Sailors taking off their hats and swear in.
General view of the ceremony platform.
Foreign Naval Attaches.
The recruits now parading before the King and the Crown Prince.
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Background: King Paul and Crown Prince Constantine attended yesterday afternoon the Swearing in ceremony of the new recruits of the Greek Royal Navy at Scaramanga Naval Base. Sailors of the Classes 1958B and 1959A took the oath and will immediately man the four new destroyers ceded to Greece by the United States in replacement to the ones withdrawn by Great Britain sometime ago, their lease-lend having been expired. The Chiefs of General Staffs of the Air, Sea and Land, the Naval Attaches of friendly Nations and other high-ranked officers were also present.