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Over the South China Sea on a Mine Sweeping Mission
An HMH-463 Helo Minesweeping
This HMH-463 '53 was pulling the tube or sled that was used to detonate the mines in Gulf of Tonkin near Haiphong Harbor.  The Squadron was stationed aboard the USS Inchon (LPH-12) at the time.
- photo courtesy of Jeff Miller
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