USS Rupertus (DD-851) fighting fires on Forrestal (CVA-59), Vietnam, 1967

USS Rupertus (DD-851) fighting fires on Forrestal (CVA-59), Vietnam, 1967
Here we see the Gearing class class destroyer USS Rupertus (DD-851) fighting fires on the carrier USS Forrestal (CV-59) off Vietnam in July 1967. The fire had been triggered by the accidental launch of a missile and burned for hours, killing 134 and injuring 161 men
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (22 April 2022), USS Rupertus (DD-851) fighting fires on Forrestal (CVA-59), Vietnam, 1967 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Rupertus_DD851_fighting_fires_forrestal.html

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