Shipboard Arrivals After Evacuation of Saigon 250185-05 | Footage Farm



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[Vietnam War – Color, 1975, Shipboard Arrivals After Evacuation of Saigon, 30Apr75]
Tired looking Marines on board amphibious cargo ship USS Durham (LKA-114) waiting to disembark for the aircraft carrier USS Hancock (CVA-19). CUs.
13:10:56 Cargo helicopter, Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion (?) in to land & marines walking past camera to board; LS boarding.
13:12:10 CH-53 lifting off USS Dunham.
13:12:29 Aboard flight deck USS Midway (CVA-41) w/ UH1B, Vietnamese refugees walking away; helicopter pushed over side of ship; Light plane landing (O1 spotter plane)
13:13:16 Crew & people walking on deck. Spotter plane pushed to edge. UH-1B no 290 landing. View of row of helicopters. Vietnamese refugees along edge of deck. Helicopters seen arriving, flying over low, landing.
13:15:46 Soldier throwing rifles & magazines over side of ship as crew watches.
13:15:58 Deck activity w/ helicopters & crew milling around.
13:16:14 LS of fleet on horizon. Helicopter approaching. CU crew on deck waiting.
13:16:58 CH-53 moved across deck. End slate: 30Apr75.
13:17:21 CH-53 (?) approaching ship to land.
13:17:50 Marines w/ gear lined up & boarding into rear of helicopter. Signalman gesturing as Marine helicopter lifts off.
Vietnam War Operation Frequent Wind / Evacuation of Saigon; Super Jolly Green Giant; Leaving;
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