Photo #: 80-G-427319 (Complete Caption)
USS Naifeh (DE-352)
Crew salutes the National Ensign as Naifeh is recommissioned for Korean War service, at San Diego, California, 26 January 1951.
Her Commanding Officer is Lieutenant Commander Cornelius J. Smits.
Note 20mm guns in protective fabric covers on Naifeh's after deck.
Escort Ships (DE) and Fast Transports (APD) laid up in reserve in the background are (from left to right): unidentified;
USS Cook (APD-130);
USS Blessman (APD-48);
USS Gosselin (APD-126);
USS Gantner (APD-42);
USS Dufilho (DE-423);
USS Eugene E. Elmore (DE-686);
USS William C. Cole (DE-641);
USS Metivier (DE-582);
USS McNulty (DE-581);
USS Thomason (DE-203);
USS Peiffer (DE-588);
and two unidentified ships at far right.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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29 October 1999