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August 31, 1954 -- Narraganset Bay


80-G-648680:  Humanitarian Actions.  Mrs. William J. Boudreau, her son Robert 16 and daughter Claire 22 of Fall River, Massachusetts, were rescued from Narragansett Bay, by five sailors from USS Blair (DE 147) after being washed off roof of their house by Hurricane Carol, August 31, 1954.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Caption: 80-G-648680: Boudreau family being rescued in Narragansett Bay. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

During Hurricane Carol, five sailors from USS Blair (DE-147) rescued Mrs. William J. Boudreau, her son Robert, 16, and daughter Claire, 22, of Falls River, Massachusetts, after being washed off their roof, in Narragansett Bay.  


19-N-65729:  USS Blair (DE-147), in New York Harbor, March 21, 1944.   Official Bureau of Ships Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Caption: 19-N-65729: USS Blair (DE-147), in New York Harbor, March 21, 1944. Official Bureau of Ships Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Published: Tue Apr 21 07:24:48 EDT 2020