10/04/1957 Suez Canal is cleared and opened for all ships after Suez crises
Dredgers Clear Sand From Suez Canal (1957)
First Convoy Through Suez: Nasser Accuses Us (1957)
First 20,000 Ton Tankers To Go Through Suez (1957)
Because of the Suez Crisis, the Suez Canal was closed from October 1956 as a result of damage and ships sunk. It was reopened after it was cleared with UN assistance. A UN force was established to maintain both the free navigability of the canal and peace in the Sinai Peninsula.