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November 3, 1961 - Belize, British Honduras (Hurricane Hattie)


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.
Caption: 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.

After Hurricane Hattie in late October and early November, helicopterss from USS Antietam (CVS-36) began relief operations for Belize, British Honduras, providing medical personnel, medical supplies, general supplies, and ater.   


80-G-664874:  H04S-3’s of HS-1 operating from USS Antietam (CVS-36) at sea.   Photograph by Cooper, March 8, 1955.  Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Caption: 80-G-664874: H04S-3’s of HS-1 operating from USS Antietam (CVS-36) at sea. Photograph by Cooper, March 8, 1955. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Previously, in September 1961, Anietam provided assistance to the Texas coast to provide supplies and medical assistance to the victims of Hurricane Carla.  

Published: Thu Apr 23 10:28:23 EDT 2020