October-December 1973 - Colombia and Haiti
USS Sanctuary (AH-17) conducted a 75-day "Navy Handclasp" cruise to Colombia and Haiti. During this humanitarian action, Navy doctors treated thousands of Colombian and Haitian patients. Of note, Sanctuary was the first U.S. Navy ship with a mixed male-female crew.
Published: Tue Apr 28 07:07:59 EDT 2020