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Arrival of Minesweepers at Sitrah

Entering a harbor on a transport ship are four Navy ships with a tug in the foreground
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by John Charles Roach; 1991; Framed Dimensions 30H X 39W
Accession #: 91-049-P
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The Dutch ship Superservant loaded with minesweepers based out of Charleston, South Carolina.  Having been piggy-backed across the Atlantic, they are re-floated in the Persian Gulf.  From here they will take up their duties patrolling the shallows of the Gulf against hostile small craft or searching for hidden mines.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • Persian Gulf War 1990-1991
  • nhhc-wars-conflicts:persion-gulf=war
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