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Punjab sentry aboard a British ship in the Persian Gulf
Gemini IV Mission Image -  Persian Gulf

Gemini IV Mission Image - Persian Gulf

The original caption reads: Photograph of the Persian Gulf with the Iran coast in the foreground and the Qatar pensinsula in the background taken during the Gemini IV mission during orbit no. 10,on June 4,1965.... more

Gemini IV Mission Image - Kuwait, Iraq, Iran

Gemini IV Mission Image - Kuwait, Iraq, Iran

The original caption reads: Photograph of the areas of Kuwait, Iraq and Iran as well as the Head of the Persian Gulf taken during the Gemini IV mission during orbit no. 40,on June 6,1965. Original magazine nu... more

Gemini V Mission Image - Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia

Gemini V Mission Image - Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia

The original caption reads: Photograph of shoreline of Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia, Abu-Ali (Note pipeline) taken during the Gemini V mission during orbit no.72, on August 26,1965. G.E.T. time was 07:31 / GMT t... more

AS07-06-1700 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Persian Gulf, Iran, Iraq, mouth of Tigres-Euphrates Rivers

AS07-06-1700 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Persian Gulf, Iran, Iraq, ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,Persian Gulf,Iran,Iraq,mouth of Tigres-Euphrates Rivers. Dark, high oblique. Cloud Cover 7%. Latitude: Altitude: 121 miles. 31 degrees,04' North,L... more

AS07-06-1701 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Persian Gulf, Iran, coast of Kangan, Zagros Mountains

AS07-06-1701 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Persian Gulf, Iran, coast ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,Persian Gulf,Iran,coast of Kangan,Zagros Mountains. Dark, near vertical. Cloud Cover 0%. Latitude: Altitude: 121 miles. 28 degrees,03' North,Longi... more

AS07-06-1699 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Persian Gulf, Kuwait, mouth of Tigres-Euphrates Rivers

AS07-06-1699 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Persian Gulf, Kuwait, mout...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,Persian Gulf,Kuwait,mouth of Tigres-Euphrates Rivers. Dark, low oblique. Cloud Cover 3%. Latitude: Altitude: 121 miles. 30 degrees,02' North,Longi... more

AS07-05-1624 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Kuwait, Persian Gulf coast, Failaka Island

AS07-05-1624 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Kuwait, Persian Gulf coast...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,Kuwait,Persian Gulf coast,Failaka Island. Low oblique. Cloud Cover 4%. Altitude: 126 miles. Latitude: 29 degrees,00' North,Longitude: 49 degrees 0... more

AS07-11-2002 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Iran and Persian Gulf

AS07-11-2002 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Iran and Persian Gulf

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,Iran,Persian Gulf Coast at Bushire. Low oblique. Cloud Cover 0%. Altitude: 126 miles. Latitude: 29' degrees 00' North,Longitude: 50' degrees 30' E... more

AS07-06-1702 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Persian Gulf, Iran, coast south of Lar, Zagros Mountains

AS07-06-1702 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Persian Gulf, Iran, coast ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,Persian Gulf,Iran,coast south of Lar,Zagros Mountains, Dark, near vertical. Cloud Cover 1%. Latitude: Altitude: 121 miles. 27 degrees,09' North,Lo... more

PH2 G.L. Pixler Persian Gulf....A port beam view of the Kuwaiti super tanker Gas Prince at anchor. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 G.L. Pixler Persian Gulf....A port beam view of the Kuwaiti super ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

AST-12-776 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, Out of Focus, Persian Gulf, Qatar

AST-12-776 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, Ou...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP),Out of Focus,Persian Gulf,Qatar. Image taken on Revolution 40. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) of Photo 199:08;47,Ground Elapsed... more

AST-14-968 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, Qatar, Ras Raken, Persian Gulf, Overexposed

AST-14-968 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, Qa...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP),Qatar,Ras Raken,Persian Gulf,Overexposed. Image taken on Revolution 40. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) of Photo 199:09:51,Groun... more

AST-12-779 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, Out of Focus, Persian Gulf, Iran

AST-12-779 - Apollo Soyuz Test Project - Apollo Soyuz Test Project, Ou...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo Soyuz Test Project (ASTP),Out of Focus,Persian Gulf,Iran. Image taken on Revolution 40. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) of Photo 199:09;48,Ground Elapsed ... more

A starboard bow view of the Iranian destroyer escort ITS FARAMARZ (DE 74), now redesignated the frigate IS SAHAND (F 74). NOTE: This vessel was sunk on 19 April 1988 by aircraft CVW 11 from the aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) in retaliation for the mining of the USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58) in the Persian Gulf. The vessel was hit by three Harpoon missiles and numerous cluster bomblets

A starboard bow view of the Iranian destroyer escort ITS FARAMARZ (DE ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: Thomassy Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A starboard quarter view of the Iranian destroyer escort ITS ROSTAM (DE-73), now redesignated the frigate IS SABALAN (F-73). NOTE: This vessel was heavily damaged on 19 April 1988 by air attack of units of CVW-11 from the USS ENTERPRISE (CVN-65) in retaliation for the mining of the USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58) in the Persian Gulf. The ship was reported under repair but as of 1991 has not yet been seen in service

A starboard quarter view of the Iranian destroyer escort ITS ROSTAM (D...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: Nesseth Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

S35-27-017 - STS-035 - Earth observations of the Persian Gulf area taken during the STS-35 mission

S35-27-017 - STS-035 - Earth observations of the Persian Gulf area tak...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-35 Earth observation taken aboard Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102, is of the Persian Gulf area. Major cities and oilfields of the countries of Sa... more

S35-27-016 - STS-035 - Earth observations of the Persian Gulf area taken during the STS-35 mission

S35-27-016 - STS-035 - Earth observations of the Persian Gulf area tak...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-35 Earth observation taken aboard Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102, is of the Persian Gulf area. Major cities and oilfields of the countries of Sa... more

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A crewman inspects a Mark 15 Phalanx 20mm close-in weapon system aboard the miscellaneous flagship USS La Salle (AGF-3). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A crewman inspects a Mark 15 Phalanx...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A laundry attendant stacks linen aboard the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A laundry attendant stacks linen abo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

JOSN Andrew Marsh Persian Gulf....Adm. William J. Crowe, chairman, Joint Chiefs of STAFF, presents a medal to an officer during a ceremony held in conjunction with a press conference aboard the miscellaneous command ship USS Coronado (AGF-11). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

JOSN Andrew Marsh Persian Gulf....Adm. William J. Crowe, chairman, Joi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A PB Mark III patrol boat is offloaded by crane from the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A PB Mark III patrol boat is offload...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A sailor relaxes in the sun on the helicopter pad of the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A sailor relaxes in the sun on the h...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A view of deck activities aboard the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A view of deck activities aboard the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....An overhead view of a Mark 68 20mm gun aboard the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....An overhead view of a Mark 68 20mm g...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A crew member ties off a line aboard a PB Mark III patrol boat. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A crew member ties off a line aboard...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

JOSN Andrew Marsh Persian Gulf....Adm. William J. Crowe, chairman, Joint Chiefs of STAFF, presents a medal to a sailor during a ceremony held in conjunction with a press conference aboard the miscellaneous command ship USS Coronado (AGF-11). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

JOSN Andrew Marsh Persian Gulf....Adm. William J. Crowe, chairman, Joi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A crewman inspects a Mark 68 20mm gun aboard the miscellaneous flagship USS La Salle (AGF-3). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A crewman inspects a Mark 68 20mm gu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

JOSN Andrew Marsh Persian Gulf....Adm. William J. Crowe, chairman, Joint Chiefs of STAFF, congratulates award recipients during a ceremony held in conjunction with a press conference aboard the miscellaneous command ship USS Coronado (AGF-11). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

JOSN Andrew Marsh Persian Gulf....Adm. William J. Crowe, chairman, Joi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A view of the helicopter pad atop the barge Wimbrown 7. The supertanker Salvo Ace is underway in the background. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A view of the helicopter pad atop th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A PBR Mark II patrol boat executes a high-speed maneuver at sunset. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A PBR Mark II patrol boat executes a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....An overhead view of two PB Mark III patrol boats tied up alongside the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....An overhead view of two PB Mark III ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A barge worker welds a piece of metal aboard the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A barge worker welds a piece of meta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

JOSN Andrew Marsh Persian Gulf....Adm. William J. Crowe, chairman, Joint Chiefs of STAFF, answers questions during a press conference aboard the miscellaneous command ship USS Coronado (AGF-11). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

JOSN Andrew Marsh Persian Gulf....Adm. William J. Crowe, chairman, Joi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Marines stand by during operations aboard the dock landing ship USS Dubuque (LPD-8). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Marines stand by during operations a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A port quarter view of the guided missile destroyer USS Callaghan (DDG-994) underway. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A port quarter view of the guided mi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....A port bow view of the destroyer USS O'Brien (DD-975). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....A port bow view of the destroyer USS O...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Crew members take a break aboard the miscellaneous flagship USS La Salle (AGF-3) during operations in the gulf. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Crew members take a break aboard the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A storekeeper takes inventory aboard the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A storekeeper takes inventory aboard...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A starboard view of the guided missile destroyer USS Callaghan (DDG-994) underway. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A starboard view of the guided missi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....Members of the Stinger anti-aircraft missile detachment man their stations aboard the destroyer USS O'Brien (DD-975). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....Members of the Stinger anti-aircraft m...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Barge workers prepare to offload a PB Mark III patrol boat from the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Barge workers prepare to offload a P...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 2 (HC-2) SH-3G Sea King helicopter assigned to the miscellaneous flagship USS La Salle (AGF-3) lands on the helicopter pad of the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A Helicopter Combat Support Squadron...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A Mark 33 twin 3-inch/50-caliber gun mount is serviced aboard the miscellaneous flagship USS La Salle (AGF-3). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A Mark 33 twin 3-inch/50-caliber gun...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH2 (SW) Jeff Elliott Persian Gulf....Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., talks with Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Okinawa (LPH-3) on Christmas Eve while the ship patrols the gulf. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 (SW) Jeff Elliott Persian Gulf....Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., ta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....Rear Adm. (lower half) D. A. Dyer, commander, Destroyer Squadron 22, right, stands on the bridge of the tanker Gas Queen with another officer, center, and LT. Ash, squadron operations officer. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....Rear Adm. (lower half) D. A. Dyer, com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A view of an M-167 Vulcan 20mm anti-aircraft gun station installed on the side of the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A view of an M-167 Vulcan 20mm anti-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

JOSN Andrew Marsh Persian Gulf....Adm. William J. Crowe, chairman, Joint Chiefs of STAFF, congratulates award recipients during a ceremony held in conjunction with a press conference aboard the miscellaneous command ship USS Coronado (AGF-11). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

JOSN Andrew Marsh Persian Gulf....Adm. William J. Crowe, chairman, Joi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Barge workers prepare to offload a PB Mark III patrol boat from the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Barge workers prepare to offload a P...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Sailors fish from the side of a PB Mark III patrol boat. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Sailors fish from the side of a PB M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....A Light Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron (HSL-32) SH-2F Seasprite helicopter is refueled before takeoff from the destroyer USS Wainwright (CG-28) during escort operations. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....A Light Helicopter Anti-submarine Squa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A view of the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A view of the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....Members of the Stinger anti-aircraft missile detachment man their stations aboard the destroyer USS O'Brien (DD-975). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....Members of the Stinger anti-aircraft m...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

JOSN Andrew Marsh Persian Gulf....Officers aboard the miscellaneous command ship USS Coronado (AGF-11) stand at attention as awards are presented during a ceremony held in conjunction with a press conference by Adm. William J. Crowe, chairman, Joint Chiefs of STAFF. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

JOSN Andrew Marsh Persian Gulf....Officers aboard the miscellaneous co...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Barge workers stand by a signal light as the barge Wimbrown 7 is towed by a tug in the background OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Barge workers stand by a signal ligh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A PB Mark III patrol boat approaches the barge Wimbrown 7. A tug boat is alongsided the barge. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A PB Mark III patrol boat approaches...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....Crew members man their stations on the bridge wing aboard the destroyer USS O'Brien (DD-975). OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....Crew members man their stations on the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Marines conduct a fire fighting drill aboard the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Marines conduct a fire fighting dril...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A port view of the guided missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG-48) anchored off shore from Bahrain. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A port view of the guided missile fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A bow view of the amphibious transport dock USS Dubuque (LPD-8) being assisted by large harbor tugs. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A bow view of the amphibious transpo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A port quarter view of the amphibious transport dock USS Dubuque (LPD-8) as two PBR Mark II patrol boats pass by. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A port quarter view of the amphibiou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Barge workers receive instructions on hosing down the helicopter pad aboard the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....Barge workers receive instructions o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A port view of the guided missile destroyer USS Callaghan (DDG-994) as an SH-3 Sea King helicopter prepares to land on the ship's stern. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A port view of the guided missile de...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....Rear Adm. (lower half) D. A. Dyer, commander, Destroyer Squadron 22, discusses escort operations with the captain of the Gas Queen and another officer on the bridge of the tanker. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....Rear Adm. (lower half) D. A. Dyer, com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A PBR Mark II patrol boat executes a high-speed maneuver. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A PBR Mark II patrol boat executes a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....Rear Adm. (lower half) D. A. Dyer, commander, Destroyer Squadron 22, rides a whale boat headed away from the tanker Gas Queen after coordinating escort procedures for the ship. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....Rear Adm. (lower half) D. A. Dyer, com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A view of the quarterdeck area of the miscellaneous flagship USS La Salle (AGF-3) equipped for a ceremony aboard the ship. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A view of the quarterdeck area of th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A barge worker scans the horizon while manning a Mark 68 20mm gun aboard the barge Wimbrown 7. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 DeWayne Smith Persian Gulf....A barge worker scans the horizon whi...

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PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....SEAMAN J. Young, crew member aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Wainwright (CG-28), steers the ship as SEAMAN G.G. Holt monitors the sound-powered phones during escort operations. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH2 M.A. Harnar Persian Gulf....SEAMAN J. Young, crew member aboard th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A starboard view of the guided missile destroyer USS ROBISON (DDG 12) anchored near the tanker POLYANTHUS off the coast of the United Arab Emirates

A starboard view of the guided missile destroyer USS ROBISON (DDG 12) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Persian Gulf Scene Camera Operator: OS2 John Bouvia Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A starboard view of the guided missile destroyer USS ROBISON (DDG 12) anchored alongside the tanker POLYANTHUS off the coast of the United Arab Emirates

A starboard view of the guided missile destroyer USS ROBISON (DDG 12) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Persian Gulf Scene Camera Operator: OS2 John Bouvia Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A starboard side view of guided missile frigate USS MCINERNY (FFG-8) in port at sunset. The ship is stopping over while en route to the U.S. after a Persian Gulf deployment

A starboard side view of guided missile frigate USS MCINERNY (FFG-8) i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rota Country: Spain (ESP) Scene Camera Operator: HM2 Robert E. Wilson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

A port bow view of the guided missile frigate USS ESTOCIN (FFG-15) in port at sunset. The ship is stopping over while en route to the U.S. after a Persian Gulf deployment

A port bow view of the guided missile frigate USS ESTOCIN (FFG-15) in ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rota Country: Spain (ESP) Scene Camera Operator: HM2 Robert E. Wilson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

A port quarter view of the captured Iranian mine-laying ship IRAN AJR.  (Substandard Image)

A port quarter view of the captured Iranian mine-laying ship IRAN AJR....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Persian Gulf Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Henry Cleveland, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) with the damaged area of the superstructure covered by a tarp. The STARK was hit by two Iraqi-launched Exocet missiles while on patrol in the Persian Gulf. The miscellaneous flagship USS LA SALLE (AGF-3) is alongside the STARK

A view of the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) with the damag...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) when it was hit by two Iraqi-launched Exocet missile while on patrol in the Persian Gulf

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) when it was hit by two Iraqi-launched Exocet missile while on patrol in the Persian Gulf

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) when it was hit by two Iraqi-launched Exocet missile while on patrol in the Persian Gulf

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) when it was hit by two Iraqi-launched Exocet missiles while on patrol in the Persian Gulf

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) when it was hit by two Iraqi-launched Exocet missile while on patrol in the Persian Gulf

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) when it was hit by two Iraqi-launched Exocet missile while on patrol in the Persian Gulf

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) when it was hit by two Iraqi-launched Exocet missile while on patrol in the Persian Gulf

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) when it was hit by two Iraqi-launched Exocet missiles while on patrol in the Persian Gulf. The miscellaneous flagship USS LA SALLE (AGF-3) is alongside the STARK

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) when it was hit by two Iraqi-launched Exocet missile while on patrol in the Persian Gulf

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A sailor takes a break during repair operations to the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31). The STARK was hit by two Iraqi-launched Exocet missiles while on patrol in the Persian Gulf

A sailor takes a break during repair operations to the guided missile ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) when it was hit by two Iraqi-launched Exocet missiles while on patrol in the Persian Gulf

A view of damage sustained by the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

US Navy personnel take calls at the Emergency Coordination Center regarding the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG 31).  Thirty-seven crew members were killed aboard the STARK when it was struck by two Irqi-launched Exocet missiles in the Persian Gulf on May 17, 1987

US Navy personnel take calls at the Emergency Coordination Center rega...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Navy Annex Building, Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Scott Davis Rele... more

US Navy personnel take calls at the Emergency Coordination Center regarding the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG 31).  Thirty-seven crew members were killed aboard the STARK when it was struck by two Irqi-launched Exocet missiles in the Persian Gulf on May 17, 1987

US Navy personnel take calls at the Emergency Coordination Center rega...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Navy Annex Building, Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Scott Davis Rele... more

US Navy personnel take calls at the Emergency Coordination Center regarding the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG 31).  Thirty-seven crew members were killed aboard the STARK when it was struck by two Irqi-launched Exocet missiles in the Persian Gulf on May 17, 1987

US Navy personnel take calls at the Emergency Coordination Center rega...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Navy Annex Building, Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Scott Davis Rele... more

A port quarter view of the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG 31) listing to port after being struck by an Iraqi-launched Exocet missile

A port quarter view of the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG 31) l...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Persian Gulf Scene Camera Operator: US Navy Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

US Navy personnel take calls at the Emergency Coordination Center regarding the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG 31).  Thirty-seven crew members were killed aboard the STARK when it was struck by two Irqi-launched Exocet missiles in the Persian Gulf on May 17, 1987

US Navy personnel take calls at the Emergency Coordination Center rega...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Navy Annex Building, Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Scott Davis Rele... more

A port quarter view of the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG 31) listing to port after being struck by an Iraqi-launched Exocet missile

A port quarter view of the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG 31) l...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Persian Gulf Scene Camera Operator: US Navy Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

US Navy personnel take calls at the Emergency Coordination Center regarding the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG 31).  Thirty-seven crew members were killed aboard the STARK when it was struck by two Irqi-launched Exocet missiles in the Persian Gulf on May 17, 1987

US Navy personnel take calls at the Emergency Coordination Center rega...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Navy Annex Building, Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Scott Davis Rele... more

A close-up view of damage to the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG-31) after it was struck by an Iraqi-launched Exocet missile

A close-up view of damage to the guided missile frigate USS STARK (FFG...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Persian Gulf Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A C-5 Galaxy aircraft is refueled prior to taking off.  The aircraft is transporting cargo and personnel of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) on deployment to the Persian Gulf

A C-5 Galaxy aircraft is refueled prior to taking off. The aircraft i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jean Zoph, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Workmen prepare a spare helicopter rotor assembly for shipping as Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) prepares for deployment to the Persian Gulf

Workmen prepare a spare helicopter rotor assembly for shipping as Heli...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jean Zoph, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) RH-53D Sea Stallion helicopter is loaded aboard a C-5 Galaxy aircraft for transport to the Persian Gulf

A Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) RH-53D Sea Stall...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jean Zoph, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A C-5 Galaxy aircraft is positioned on the flightline in preparation for loading cargo and personnel of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14). The Squadron will be deployed to the Persian Gulf

A C-5 Galaxy aircraft is positioned on the flightline in preparation f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Zoph Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Cargo of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) is loaded onto a C-5 Galaxy aircraft for transportation during the squadron's deployment to the Persian Gulf

Cargo of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) is loaded...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jean Zoph, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Cargo of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) is loaded onto a C-5 Galaxy aircraft for transportation during the squadron's deployment to the Persian Gulf

Cargo of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) is loaded...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jean Zoph, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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