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1960-1969:  Humanitarian Actions


330-PSA-243-63 (USN 711381):  Rescued from a mountain.  A distressed Haitian is lifted to a helicopter from Anti-Submarine Squadron 11, after being stranded on a mountain-side after  Hurricane Flora hit the island.  Photograph release October 25, 1963.   Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

USN 711381:  Rescued from a mountain.  A distressed Haitian is lifed to a helicopter from Anti-Submarine Squadron 11, after being stranded on a mountainside after Hurrican Flora hit the island.  Photograph released October 25, 1963.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. 

 

 


330-PS-9854 (also 428-GX-1045042):    Deputy Minister of Relief in Calcutta, Miss Maya Baneyu (center), accepts foodstuffs donated by crewmember of USS John S. McCain (DLl-3) to the flood victims.  Photograph released January 12, 1960.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

330-PS-9923  (also as 428-GX-USN 710635):   U.S. Navy Medics and Moroccan Quake Victims, March 1, 1960.   U.S. Navy Medical Team from Port Lyautey unloads one of the hundreds of Acadir, Morocco, earthquake victims evacuated by Navy aircraft.  More than 400 victims were evacuated by U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aircraft in the first 48 hours of the disaster.  Survivors were given emergency treatment by U.S. Navy and Air Force medical teams on the scene and air evacuated to the civilian and military hospitals, March 4, 1960.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

NH 97509:  USS Wasp (CVS-18), circa early 1967.    NHHC Photograph Collection.

USN 1038267:  USS Valley Forge (CVS-45), operating at sea in August 1958 with an HS-7, HSS-1, anti-submarine helicopter about to land.  NHHC Photograph Collection.

80-G-626628:  USS Antietam (CVA 36) passes under Brooklyn Bridge on way to Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York City, New York. Photographed August 3, 1953.  U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

330-PSA-243-63 (USN 711380):  Refugees of a Storm.  Citizens of Petit Thou de Nippes, Haiti – once self-sustaining – gather among the ruins of their city to await relief supplies from U.S. Navy ships.  Photograph release October 25, 1963. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

330-PSA-75-64 (USN 1093134):  U.S. Navy Construction Specialists and Technicians departed Point Mugu, California, to help restore communication facilities and utilities to earthquake and tidal wave savaged Alaska.  One hundred and fifty-two of the famed “Seabees” were loaded aboard three Navy transport planes and flown to Kodiak.  Note, Seabee insignia on the seabag.  Photograph released March 31, 1964.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

NH 93798:  USS Princeton (LPH-5), General William Westmoreland, COMUSMACV (left), with Captain Paul J. Knapp, USN, Commanding Officer of Princeton, on the ship’s flight deck, on the occasion of her delivery of food relief supplies to South Vietnam.   NHHC Photograph collection.

NH 107761:  USS. Bushnell (AS-15), serving submarines, April 24, 1968.  NHHC Photograph Collection.
Published: Thu Apr 23 12:46:44 EDT 2020