Lot 142 of 541:
Archive of slides and photos of Apollo recovery missions  

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Archive of slides and photographs relating to the Apollo recovery missions, as collected by CBS Cameraman William Schertle


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Approximately 200 color slides, plus approximately 100 color prints and various other ephemera.

An interesting archive of original photographic views of activities on board the various vessels involved with the recoveries at sea of the Apollo capsules, mostly of miscellaneous on-board activities and scenes, a few of the actual capsule recoveries. The photographer, William Schertle, was employed by CBS News as a camera operator. Includes photos on-board the USS Iwo Jima (Apollo XIII), USS New Orleans (Apollo XIV), and the USS Okinawa (Apollo 15). Also included are slides from a 1961 voyage on the USS Kitty Hawk.

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