The southern entrance to the Suez Canal near the city of Suez.
The column to the right belongs to the Port Tewfik Memorial, also known as the Indian War Memorial, situated at Port Tewfik. It was unveiled in May 1926 by the Imperial War Graves Commission and commemorated 4000 officers and men of the
A modern motor tanker in the Suez Canal en route to Port Said, accompanied by a wing of British De Havilland Mosquito fighters-bombers.
In the background we have the northern end of Lake Timsah, to the right a part of the city of Ismailia.
The photograph could be taken in the final years of WW 2, a
The southbound convoy travelling south on the Suez Canal under the Friendship Bridge 16 Nov 2008. Bridge clearance is 70m. Photo taken from the RCI cruise ship 'Legend of the Seas' which was leading the convoy.