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1979 Press Photo Charles Ward & Ken Ledet with certificates of appreciation

AdID: 4981869

Availability: In stock

Part Number: noo34024

Height: 8

Width: 10

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune


This is an original press photo. Helicopter pilot Charles Ward (left) expresses thanks to the Southeast Louisiana Emergency Medical Services Council after he and Shell Oil Co. engineer Ken Ledet were presented certificates of appreciation by Council President Dr. Frank Incaprera (center). Ward, Ledet and another Shell engineer, Frank Verrier, were cited for their bravery during the rescue of burned and injured crewmen from a Peruvian freighter following a fiery collision with a barge near Good Hope. Twelve injured men were lifted by Ward's craft immediately after the accident. A civilian helicopter pilot and two oil company engineers were cited for their bravery and quick action immediately following a ship collision and explosion at Good Hope Aug. 30. Photo measures 10 x 8 inches. Photo is dated 11-30-1979.


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Date of Creation 1979
Size Medium (Up to 10)
Photo Dimensions (in.) 10 x 8
SKU noo34024