Photo #: NH 97188
USS Consolation (AH-15)
"Marine Hero Recovers aboard Hospital Ship Consolation -- Francisco Gonzales, PFC, USMC, ... finds medical aid and good treatment aboard the hospital ship USS Consolation. Gonzales was returned from the Communist Forces on April 7, 1953 and was received by Marine "E" Company Medical aid station. He was given first aid and flown by helicopter to the Consolation where he is being given the best of medical treatment from Hospitalman third class William H. Phillips ...."
Photograph and caption were released by Commander Naval Forces, Far East, under date of 17 April 1953.
Official U.S. Marine Corps Photograph, from the "All Hands" collection at the Naval Historical Center.
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22 December 1999