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USS Hermatige LSD-34 - Solant Amity One
Goodwill Tour to Africa November 1960


The Story of Solant Amity LSD-34 Picture History of the Hermitage


The Admiral The Captain Executive Officer


Dependents Cruise - 1 Dependents Cruise - 2 Preparation for Departure - 1

Preparation for Departure - 2 Preparation for Departure - 3


Marines Come Aboard First Port San Juan - 1 First Port San Juan - 2

Trinidad, West Indies - 1 Trinidad, West Indies - 2


Crossing the Line - 1 Crossing the Line - 2 Crossing the Line - 3

Crossing the Line - 4


Recife, Brazile - 1 Recife, Brazile - 1 Monrovia, Liberia - 1

Monrovia, Liberia - 2 Monrovia, Liberia - 3 Monrovia, Liberia - 4


Bathurst, Gambia - 1 Bathurst, Gambia - 2


Steaming As Before - 1 Steaming As Before - 2 Steaming As Before - 3

Steaming As Before - 4


Lome, Togo - 1 Lome, Togo - 2


Pointre Noire, Congo - 1 Pointre Noire, Congo - 2 Pointre Noire, Congo - 3

Pointre Noire, Congo - 4


Guinian Troop Lift - 1 Guinian Troop Lift - 2

People to People - 1 People to People - 2


Cape Town, South Africa - 1 Cape Town, South Africa - 2

Cape Town, South Africa - 3 Cape Town, South Africa - 4


Accra, Ghana - 1 Accra, Ghana - 2

Refueling & Replenishment - 1 Refueling & Replenishment - 2


Las Palmas, Gran Canaria - 1 Las Palmas, Gran Canaria - 2


Cadiz, Spain - 1 Cadiz, Spain - 2 Cadiz, Spain - 3 Cadiz, Spain - 4

Freetown, Sierra Leone Bathurst, Gambia


Solong Solant - 1 Solong Solant - 2 Trinidad - Again - 1 Trinidad - Again - 2


Marines Leave Ship Return to Little Creek - 1 Return to Little Creek - 2


Ships Company Department Heads Deck Department

Engineering Department - 1 Engineering Department - 2

Operations, Navigation & Executive


ComSoLant Enlisted Staff Supply & ACU TWO


Marine Units Landing Force Staff Path Finders & NGF Spot Team

ISO & Comminucations Honor Guard & Medical Unit Sub Unit & S1 S3


Men at Work - 1 Men at Work - 2 Men at Work - 3

Email John Northover FTCM USN RET

On board 4/60 - 7/62 as FTGSA - FTG2

with questions or comments.

Page Created February 2003