HMS Mahroussa

Press Photo with caption dated 02 August 1952 “Brings Exiled King to Capri. Off the Isle of Capri: The Egyptian royal yacht Marroussa rides at anchor off Capri, July 29, after bringing King Farouk of Egypt and his party to their Italian haven. In the background, on Mt. Tiberio is the Hotel Augusto Cesare, where the exiled ruler spent his honeymoon with Queen Narriman. Farouk was forced to abdicate by a surprise military coup. He abdicated in favor of his infant son, King Ahmed Fuad II, who was brought by Farouk and the queen to Capri.”

Norbert Schiller Collection/United Press Photo/Julius Humi

Pictured scanned from original 14cm X 23cm silver gelatin print

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