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Unknown sailor, O.F. Blaisdell, and BM1 Leigh.
||Group picture of
persons receiving Letters of Commendation from Captain Mitchell on the fantail April 23, 1968 while in Gaeta, Italy. 2nd row, 1st
from left is O.F. Blaisdell, 1st row, 2nd from left is BM1
||U.S.S. Liberty the
day of our arrival after attack. Little Rock Helicopter is evacuating
||Bow of carrier U.S.S.
Saratoga (I think) bearing down on the fantail of Little Rock. Talos
missile launcher is in the foreground.
Station, starboard side. O.F. Blaisdell in the yellow helmet. Commander
Anderson is in the long coat.
||O.F. Blaisdell & LTJG Hallinan by the 6" gun turret.
||Another picture of
the U.S.S. Saratoga (I think) just clearing the stern of the Little
In this frame you can see our helicopter.
station officer squatting with white helmet is Lt. Hallinan.
Standing facing camera with white stripped helmet is O.F. Blaisdell.
Standing with back to camera is SN Brooks.
||Preparing to get
under way while moored to buoy , O.F. Blaisdell on the buoy in