UA 473.05 Admiral Richard L Conolly Collection
Collection Photo # UA 473.05.01
Large collection of several hundred photographs from the Naval service of Admiral Richard L. Conolly. The majority of photos show the Admiral travels and meetings when he was Commander, US Naval Forces of Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean (COMNELM). That title was later changed to Commander in Chief, US Naval Forces, Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean (CINCNELM) between 1946 and 1950. Admiral Conolly is shown visiting United Kingdom, Genoa, Italy, Ireland, the Bavarian region of Germany, and his arrival as Naval Attache in Paris, France. Additional photographs show Admiral Conolly meeting with various heads of state and fellow Admirals. One identified dignitary is His Highless Sheikh Sir Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa (the then Sheikh of Bahrain).