People cheer at a shipyard in Newport, Rhode Island as Desron 20 returns from Vietnam.
Newport Rhode Island USA Date:1967, April 25 Duration:2 min 33 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Desron (Destroyer Squadron) 20 returns from Vietnam. At a shipyard in Newport, Rhode Island a sign reads 'Desron 20, Families and Friends Welcome Aboard Arcadia'. A refreshment table with cakes and dough nuts. An eight years old boy in a sailer suit is offered some refreshments. Children around the refreshment table. The boy has some coffee and cake. A young mother with a small child in her arms. A navy band plays on the pier. Dependents look on in the background. Dependents on the pier. Many of the dependents behind a roped off area. A woman is being interviewed by one of the radio or TV stations. Another DD approaches in the mid back for tying up. A man holding a small child waves. A part of the USS Arcadia seen in the background. Bow view of the USS Charles P Cecil approaching the pier. Line handlers haul a hawser towards a bollard in the mid foreground. They put a bow line around the bollard. Dependents behind the roped off area. An officer in a blue uniform. Smiling faces of the women dependents as the ship is tied up.
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