6 photographs and 19 negatives of USS Gallup’s launching, fitting out, and trials in Tacoma, WA 1966-1967. Other photographs include various views of USS Gallup underway and at rest taken between 1967-1976.
21 photographs of Navy personnel, life aboard USS Gallup and on shore. Specific subjects include:
-First crew, 1966
-VADM F.J. Blovin (COMPHIBPAC) and RADM W.H. Baumberger (COMCRUDESPAC) aboard in January-February 1967
-UH-1 Helicopter making a pickup while underway
-Vietnam War Market Time activities aboard
-SECNAV J.WM. Middendorf presenting Golden Snipe award aboard in October 1974
-Newspaper clipping of commanding officer LT Berning presenting an American flag to Gallup, New Mexico’s mayor Sam Ray