off Lebanon6th FleetOperation Blue Bat part of US 6th Fleet, when tasked with support for Lebanese stability operations in Eastern Mediterranean. HUP-2 of HU-2 (det 34) and HSS-1 of HS-3 were embarked. Operations continued until 23 Aug.
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Project Mercury recovered Mercury capsule Freedom 7 and with it Commander Alan Shepard after its first sub-orbital flight, by HSS-1N Seabat of HS-5.
Project Gemini recovered unmanned Gemini test capsule after a sub-orbital flight, by an embarked SH-3.
Project Gemini recovered Gemini 5 capsule and with it Charles Conrad and L Gordon Cooper, after its orbital flight, by embarked SH-3.