• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2004-02-24
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Arriving on the US Navy (USN) US Seventh Fleet Amphibious Command Ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) USN Vice Admiral (VADM) Robert Willard, Commander, US Seventh Fleet, receives a traditional greeting of flowers, from a representative of the People's Liberation Army (Navy), prior to a press conference on Gaoyang Pier. The BLUE RIDGE is visiting Shanghai on a regularly ... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Arriving on the US Navy (USN) US Seventh Fleet Amphibious Command Ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) USN Vice Admiral (VADM) Robert Willard, Commander, US Seventh Fleet, receives a traditional greeting of flowers, from a representative of the People's Liberation Army (Navy), prior to a press conference on Gaoyang Pier. The BLUE RIDGE is visiting Shanghai on a regularly scheduled port visit. Shanghai, called Hu for short, is a bustling metropolis located at the mouth of the Yangtze River. Connected with Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces in the west, the city is exposed to the East China Sea in the east. With a total area of 6,341 square kilometers (about 2,448 square miles) and a population of more than 13 million, Shanghai is Chinas largest city. USN Sailors and US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines from the ship and embarked staff will take an opportunity to experience the local culture and interacted with their counterparts from the People's Liberation Army (Navy). The amphibious command ship is forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan. Base: Shanghai Country: China (CHN) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Michael R. Mccormick, Usn Release Status: Released to Public. less
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