Rescue of "Kismet II", 1955.
Admiral congratulates the four-man crew that rescued the 21 crew members from the freighter
Kismet II on November 1955 off the coast of Cape Breton Island, N.S.
Left to Right: Leading Seaman Paul Smith, Petty Officer Larry Vipond,
LCdr Roger Fink, LCdr John Beeman.
Please see Awards To Canadian Navy
Wreck of SS Kismet II -- Meat Cove
for more information.
Larry Vipond says:
" Regarding our rescue mission of the crew of the freighter Kismet in 1955, here is a picture of the
meeting at Shearwater with our Captain Dudley King, myself and Leading Seaman Paul Smith upon our arrival back at the
Naval Air Station in Dartmouth. "
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