Parks Collection - 02 - At Sea

Photos of submarine chaser SC 297 at sea.

Underway at sea, in moderately heavy seas. Note the custom-built frame for a canvas sun cover (which is show in other photos in this set).
chaser at sea

SC 297 hitting a trough. Note the deck gun covered with canvas. Also note the storage containers outside the gunner deck. In many of the chaser shots, these storage boxes have been removed.
chaser at sea

A sea turtle on the hatch.
sea turtle

Photos of SC 297 at sea, courtesy of Thomas Parks, son of SC 297 crewman James Everett Parks.