3 Killed, 2 Injured In Ship Blast, Fire
|Smoke billows from amidships of the Navy radar picket ship, The Searcher, as the Coast Guard cutter Ingham, foreground, sends rescue teams to the stricken ship off the mid-Atlantic coast.||Three men were killed and two others injured when a fuel tank on the vessel exploded setting off a blaze yesterday. Tugboats are towing the powerless vessel to New York|
New York -
Fire exploded a fuel tank aboard a Navy radar picket ship at dawn
yesterday, killing three men and injuring two others. The fire was
brought under control six hours later.
This article was
published in the Daily News on Monday, November 14, 1955 in McKeesport,
PA. It was provided for use on the Searcher Web Site by Jim Bruder, Ltjg, USS
Article below submitted by Andy Guglielmo, SH2
The fellow looking up from the whale boat is Jack Markover, QM2, the fellow with his face towards the camera with his hand on the block is Bodkins CS2, and the young kid with the dark hair I believe is me (Andy Guglielmo).