Photo #: 80-G-422081 (Complete Caption)
Mine Division Thirty-One
Commanding Officers in conference off Korea, 26 October 1950. Probably taken in the wardroom of USS Incredible (AM-249) during minesweeping operations off Wonsan.
Those present are (from left to right):
Lieutenant Edward P. Flynn, Commanding Officer of USS Incredible;
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Nicholas Grkovic, CO of USS Kite (AMS-22);
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Robert C. Fuller, CO of USS Partridge (AMS-31);
Lieutenant Commander D'Arcy V. Shouldice, Commander, Mine Division 31;
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) T.R. Howard, CO of USS Redhead (AMS-34);
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) James P. McMahon, CO of USS Chatterer (AMS-40);
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Philip Levin, CO of USS Osprey (AMS-28) and
Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Stanley P. Gary, CO of USS Mockingbird (AMS-27).
Note medical operating table lamp overhead and extensive consumption of cigarettes and coffee.
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25 July 1999