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NH 74180 SS R.C. STONER, a Standard Oil Tanker

SS R.C. STONER, a Standard Oil Tanker
Title: SS R.C. STONER, a Standard Oil Tanker
Caption: Ran aground at Wake Island on 5 September 1967 with 130,000 barrels of aviation fuel on board. Attempts at salvage continued until 19 October 1967 after the typhoons had done their damage when the salvors flattened the wreck.
Description:
Catalog #: NH 74180
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator:
After this Year: 1960
Before this Year: 1969
Original Medium: BW Photo
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