Charleston South Carolina , Navy Piers Summer of 1968/69. Photo taken from the Everglades one of the few times we got off the coffee grounds.
Charleston SC. going under the Cooper River Bridge, by the stack of blade boxes we were on our way to the Med
This photo was taken up river Goose Creek, flight deck looking up river.
We were loading Ammo for the DD's & Cruisers in the Med. It took us
all day to load all the bullets we could hold. It was hard work as we really
did not have Cargo Holds and most of it had to be done by hand, One Shell
at a time.
Part of the DASH crew, I am in the center. You can see the Helo's Rotor system. It was called a Coaxial system as one set of blades rotated clock wise, the lower counter clock wise. This compensated for rotor tork and eliminating the need for tail rotor like most Helo's.
Everglades going down river and out to Sea. Note Fort Sumptner just off to the right (Starboard Beam)
It was the night before Christmas and all was still . Award winning Photo taken from the Deck of the Everglades
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