Personal: Visits and Invitations: Cruises in Yacht Christina.

Reference code: CHUR 1/152

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Date: Aug 1959 - Sep 1960


Correspondents include: Sir Patrick Reilly [Deputy Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office] on arrangements for WSC to visit Leningrad [earlier Petrograd and later St Petersburg, Soviet Union]; Sir Roger Allen [British Ambassador to Greece]; Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton, Prime Minister] dissuading WSC from visiting the Soviet Union; Mr Cresswell on arrangements for WSC to meet President [Josip] Tito [President of Yugoslavia] (3); Marshal Tito; Konstantinos Karamanlis [Prime Minister of Greece]; and Michael Wilmshurst [Assistant Private Secretary to Foreign Secretary].

Also includes: notes and copies of correspondence from Anthony Montague Browne [Private Secretary to WSC] and Doreen Pugh [Secretary to WSC]; and a copy of a telegram from WSC to Tito.

Other subjects covered by the file include: gifts to the staff of the yacht; arrangements for the dates and itineraries of cruises; discussion of the flags to be flown; liaison with the Foreign Office concerning WSC's possible visit to the Soviet Union; arrangements for foreign currency and for "Toby", WSC's budgerigar, to accompany WSC; and summaries of the situations in Yugoslavia and Turkey.





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