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NH 98649 Loss of USS Frank E. Evans (DD-754)

Photo #: NH 98649  Loss of USS Frank E. Evans (DD-754)
Title: Loss of USS Frank E. Evans (DD-754)
Description: 2 June 1969 SH-3 helicopters from USS Kearsarge (CVS-33) join search and rescue operations over the stern section of USS Frank E. Evans, as USS Everett F. Larson (DD-830) stands ready to offer assistance (at right). A Royal Australian Navy frigate is also present. Frank E. Evans was cut in two in a collision with the Australian aircraft carrier Melbourne during Southeast Asian Treaty Organization exercises in the South China Sea. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 98649
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