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Impervious Leads Tripoli

A minesweeper, with crew along the bow leads the way for another ship out of a mine field with a helicopter flying in the background
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas Board; by John Charles Roach; 1991; Framed Dimensions 28H X 34W
Accession #: 92-007-AA
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USS Impervious (MSO 779) leads damaged USS Tripoli (LPH-10) out of a minefield in the northern Gulf.  A lookout is posted on the bow of the ship.  Some mines were close to the surface and could only be detected visually by the minesweeper crew.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • Persian Gulf War 1990-1991
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