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USS Salem (CA-139) moored in the Canal della Guidecca, during a visit to Venice, Italy, on 23 August 1951. Salem was then flagship of the Sixth Fleet.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

By And/Or Copyright: Scott Dyben

Salem seen here in Oran, North Africa in 1950.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

By And/Or Copyright: Frank Doherty

USS Salem (CA-139) At anchor in Palmas Bay, Sardinia, on 19 May 1950, two days after she became flagship of the Sixth Fleet. She is dressed with flags and flies the three-star flag of Commander, Sixth Fleet, from her foremast.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.

By And/Or Copyright: Tom Bateman

USS Salem (CA-139) Underway in the Mediterranean Sea, en route to Trieste, on 16 June 1952.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.

By And/Or Copyright: Tom Bateman

USS Salem (CA-139) Anchored in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 25 March 1956. The cruiser was then working up for her final tour as flagship of the Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean Sea.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

By And/Or Copyright: Tom Bateman

Piasecki HUP-2 "Retriever" Helicopter (Bureau # 128533), of Helicopter Utility Squadron Two (HU-2) Lowers guard mail to the foredeck of USS Salem (CA-139), during operations in the Mediterranean Sea, 29 April 1957. In the background, USS Caloosahatchee (AO-98) is refueling USS Lake Champlain (CVA-39) and a destroyer.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.

By And/Or Copyright: Tom Bateman

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