Activities of crew members on USS Samuel Chase on mission to Algiers in World War II
Atlantic Ocean Date:1943, March Duration:3 min 26 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The USS Samuel Chase (APA-26) en route to Oran, Algeria, in World War 2. A life preserver reads "USS Samuel Chase, USCG". American flag flies nearby. Silhouette shot of another transport ahead, gun mount and rigging in foreground. Silhouette of transport, sun in right side. Looking down on main deck of transport shows several Free French sailors in dress blues. Crew of ship on main deck. Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel (Higgins Boat) on deck with identification "PA 26 3" painted on its hull. Transport underway. Marine dressed in fatigues. Water in background. Men lounge around on deck. Chief speaking to assembled Coast Guardsmen.
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