Photo #: 80-G-423775
USS Swallow (AMS-36) and
USS Gull (AMS-16)
Tied up at Chinnampo, North Korea, in November 1950, after taking part in clearing a channel more that sixty miles from out in the Yellow Sea and up the Taedong River to that city.
Note flags and sweep gear at the ships' sterns, including depressors hanging over the transoms, otters on deck and floats and cable reels further forward.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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11 August 1999