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330-CFD-DN-ST-88-07618: Wreath-Laying Memorial, 1989

330-CFD-DN-ST-88-07618:  Wreath-Laying Memorial, 1989.    Members of the color guard stand at attention during a wreath laying memorial service aboard the destroyer USS Stump (DD-978).  The ceremony is being held to honor the 37 sailors who lost their lives when the guided missile frigate USS Stark (FFG-31) was hit by an Iraqi-launched Exocet missile exactly one year ago.   U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
Caption: Wreath-Laying Memorial, 1989. Members of the color guard stand at attention during a wreath laying memorial service aboard the destroyer USS Stump (DD-978). The ceremony is being held to honor the 37 sailors who lost their lives when the guided missile frigate USS Stark (FFG-31) was hit by an Iraqi-launched Exocet missile exactly one year ago. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
Accession #: 330-CFD-DN-ST-88-07618
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