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 - v Subs, Sweepers, Destroyers Make Up Port's...
v Subs, Sweepers, Destroyers Make Up Port's 'Liberty Fleet9 A larger-than-usual larger-than-usual larger-than-usual larger-than-usual larger-than-usual "fleet" of U.S. warships will be tied up at Port Everglades this weekend, with two destroyers expected today land another pair due tomorrow. A nuclear submarine and two minesweepers already are tied up at the port. Today's arrivals are the destroyers USS John Pierce and USS Moale. Purpose of their visit has been announced as "liberty and recreation" for officers and enlisted personnel. They iare slated to leave Monday. The USS Basilone and USS Dyess, also destroyers, are slated for arrival tomorrow, and will leave Sunday. Nuclear sub USS Skipjack and minesweeper USS Adroit and USS Exploit already are in port. The minesweepers are scheduled for departure today; the Skipjack will remain until Thursday.

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  1. Fort Lauderdale News,
  2. 05 Feb 1971, Fri,
  3. Other Editions,
  4. Page 4

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