This sailor mechanic is inspecting a PBY plane at the Naval Air Base in Corpus Christi, Texas. The ship had been reconditioned by the Civil Service employees at the Assembly and Repair Department in the base (LOC)
Field Depot Marines stand-by for movement orders off the Peleliu beach head. This unit was made up of the Marine Ammunition Co, and the Marine Depot Co. These Marines were attached to the Service Group, MarDiv for operations on Peleliu.
Royal Dutch navy HNLMS Amsterdam (A836). Last serving fleet replenishment ship in the Netherlands' navy.Entered service 1995.Earlier this month, the Dutch naval vessel HNLMS Amsterdam charted the infamous drug smuggling route Highway 10 between West Africa & South America.This was done at the request of the European counter-drug organisation Maritime Analysis & Operations Centre – Narcotics (MAOC-N) in Lisbon.