USS Scorpion (SSN-589) with USS Tallahatchie County (AVB-2)
April 1968 Part II



In April 1968, near the end of her final deployment, USS Scorpion (SSN-589) came alongside USS Tallahatchie County (AVB-2), which was anchored off Naples, Italy. Several photographs taken at that time are the last known views of Scorpion and her crew.

This page features views of USS Scorpion with USS Tallahatchie County off Naples, Italy in April 1968.

USS Scorpion with USS Tallahatchie County, April 1968 - Part I.

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Photo #: NH 68136

USS Scorpion (SSN-589)


Alongside USS Tallahatchie County (AVB-2) outside Claywall Harbor, Naples, Italy, in April 1968, shortly before she departed on her last voyage. This is believed to be one of the last photographs taken of Scorpion.

Courtesy Lieutenant John R. Holland, Engineering Officer, USS Tallahatchie County, 1969.

U.S. Naval History & Heritage Command Photograph

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Photo #: NH 68139

USS Scorpion (SSN-589)


Alongside USS Tallahatchie County (AVB-2) outside Claywall Harbor, Naples, Italy, in April 1968, shortly before she departed on her last voyage. This is believed to be one of the last photographs taken of Scorpion.

Courtesy Lieutenant John R. Holland, Engineering Officer, USS Tallahatchie County, 1969.

U.S. Naval History & Heritage Command Photograph

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Photo #: NH 70307

USS Scorpion (SSN-589)


Alongside USS Tallahatchie County (AVB-2) outside Claywall Harbor, Naples, Italy, 14 April 1968. This is believed to be one of the last photographs taken of Scorpion.

Courtesy Lieutenant John R. Holland, Engineering Officer, USS Tallahatchie County, 1969.

U.S. Naval History & Heritage Command Photograph

Online Image: 68KB; 740 x 610 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 68135

USS Scorpion (SSN-589)


Alongside USS Tallahatchie County (AVB-2) outside Claywall Harbor, Naples, Italy, in April 1968, shortly before she departed on her last voyage. This is believed to be one of the last photographs taken of Scorpion.

Courtesy Lieutenant John R. Holland, Engineering Officer, USS Tallahatchie County, 1969.

U.S. Naval History & Heritage Command Photograph

Online Image: 96KB; 740 x 615 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 68138

USS Scorpion (SSN-589)


Alongside USS Tallahatchie County (AVB-2) outside Claywall Harbor, Naples, Italy, in April 1968, shortly before she departed on her last voyage. This is believed to be one of the last photographs taken of Scorpion.

Courtesy Lieutenant John R. Holland, Engineering Officer, USS Tallahatchie County, 1969.

U.S. Naval History & Heritage Command Photograph

Online Image: 92KB; 600 x 765 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 70306

USS Tallahatchie County (AVB-2)


With USS Scorpion (SSN-589) alongside, outside Claywall Harbor, Naples, Italy, 10 April 1968.
Scorpion was lost with all hands in May 1968, while returning to the U.S. from this Mediterranean deployment.

Courtesy Lieutenant John R. Holland, Engineering Officer, USS Tallahatchie County, 1969.

U.S. Naval History & Heritage Command Photograph

Online Image: 61KB; 740 x 615 pixels

 



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