Category:USS Liberty (AGTR-5)

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English: USS Liberty (AGTR-5) was a Belmont-class signals intellignce ship. On the afternoon of 8 June 1967, while in international waters off the Sinai Peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea, Liberty was attacked and damaged by Israeli forces; 34 crewmen were killed and 173 wounded. Considerable controversy surrounds this attack, it became known as the USS Liberty incident.

USS Liberty 
USS Liberty (AGTR-5) underway in Chesapeake Bay on 29 July 1967 (K-39927).jpg
Belmont-class technical research ship
Instance of technical research ship
Location United States of America
  • Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation
Home port
  • Norfolk
Service entry 1 December 1964
Service retirement 1 June 1968
  • 7 metre
  • 139 metre
Authority control
VIAF ID: 125478863
GND ID: 4736365-4
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