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Charleston MCB November 1957.
MinDiv-85 on the Med Cruise January - June 1958.
The story on the hole in the Notable. We were
streaming gear and the gear from the Salute and the Notable got fouled.
It was rather rough and while trying to clear the gear the ships
collided. The Notable hit the corner of the fantail on the Salute.
Notable went up and the Salute went down and then they came together.
Special thanks to John M. Pritchard ET2 USS Salute MSO-470 1957 - 1958 for these great photos.
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