Convoy for the Sicily Invasion- Operation Husky- Convoy UGF.9.
Atlantic Ocean Date:1943, June Duration:3 min 3 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Filmed from the Destroyer USS Nelson, DD-623, in convoy of warships headed for the invasion of Sicily in World War 2 ( Operation Husky- Convoy UGF.9). Officers on the bridge of the destroyer, USS Nelson with convoy in background. USS Nelson, Signalmen on starboard side signal light reading signals. Starboard side of the repair ship USS Vulcan, AR-5. Aft view of the USS Nelson with USS Vulcan in background. Aft starboard quarter of the light crusier USS Philidelphia, CL-41 with SOC-3 observation scout bi-plane on port catapult. USS Nelson's crew handling lines for ship to ship transfer of material. Inside the USS Nelson's bridge. Officer taking bearing measurements with a pelorus stand. Forward view from the USS Nelson's of number 2 turret with fleet in background. Refueling operations, stern view of the fleet oiler USS Chemung, AO-30, fueling the light cruiser USS Boise, CL-47 on the USS Chemung's port side. Starboard side of the USS Chemung. Lines are secured between the USS Nelson and USS Chemung. Fuel lines connected between the USS Nelson and USS Chemung. Starboard aft quarter of the amphibious force flag ship USS Ancon, AGC-4, and crewmen of the USS Nelson securing ship to ship written communications and or mail via highline between the two ships.
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