USS TRAVERSE COUNTY LST-1160
A PHOTO ALBUM OF A YEAR ABOARD: JULY 1968 TO AUGUST 1969
By Jerry Search, then RD3
Most are from our Med Cruise, July-December, 1968
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Other Ships
More Contributed Pics in the future.
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Riding high!  We were taking severe rolls, this was the only time I had the guts to get my camera out! 
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Jeffrey Biggs.  It was far too hot to sleep below. 
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All Night Midwatch partner John McHaffie and myself.  Sleep was hard to get!
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Unknown Location.
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Liberty Call, port unknown. 
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Same. LCM belonged to the USS Chilton
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Signalman on the light, and a look at the mast.
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The Navy lands near Kavalla, Greece, for a beach party.
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Returning from the beach, 
Kavalla, Greece
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 The bow doors are open, but the bow ramp is up.
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Recovering a Marine Amtrak.

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Amtrak drives up the bow ramp. 
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Nice shot of one of our 
LCVP boats.

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View from the bridge, with the bow doors and ramp open.
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Back in Malta.  The ship is probably the USS Chilton.
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Trash on the fantail.  We could not dump trash until we were miles from shore.

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The TC tied up alongside the Talahatchie County in Malta
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Me in Malta. 
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Stirring up the bottom a bit as we head for the beach. 
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Ops guys on the "back porch" of the 03 level .  LtoR:  Andy Pustay, John McHaffie, Doug Bodenstab, me,  Howell, Jeff Biggs, Rich Wood.

January 6, 2001
208: 12/15/01