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USS Darby (DE-218) Collision

Darby Collides With SS Soya Atlantic, 19 March 1960


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Darby 29k TS Soya-Atlantic, Swedish cargo vessel, built 1954 Walt Pollin
Darby 169k official USN photo showing collision damage, starboard side just forward of Mt. 52 U.S. Navy Photos
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Darby 149k starboard side just forward of Mt. 52, two sailors lost their life in this incident
Darby 197k collision damage, starboard side showing aft 40 mm twin mount
Darby 181k starboard side looking down into after berthing
Darby 181k aft berthing, starboard side just forward of Mt. 52
Darby 181k United States Coast Guard Board of Inquiry Report (.PDF file)

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