USS IMPLICIT
(AM/MSO-455)

Aerial view of Wilmingtom Boat Works shows MSO's under construction
Popular Mechanics, July 1953 issue

Implicit starts to "come alive" as laminated keel is laid and building of hull begins
Popular Mechanics, July 1953 issue

Preassembled transom is fitted to stern
Popular Mechanics, July 1953 issue

Construction scene inside hull as Implicit moves to completion
Popular Mechanics, July 1953 issue

Over 90 percent of Implicit is constructed
Popular Mechanics, July 1953 issue

Northbound in Puget Sound
Northbound in Puget Sound
Courtesy of Pete Leenhouts

Courtesy of Michael O'Kane
Courtesy of Michael O'Kane

This is the Bridge of Implicit. Taken during our sweep of the Tonkin Gulf which is why the Bridge Tarp is gone.
This is the Bridge of Implicit. Taken during our sweep of the Tonkin Gulf which is why the Bridge Tarp is gone.
Courtesy of Michael O'Kane

The approach to Da Nang from the bridge of Implicit. Taken just prior to the sweep operations in the Tonkin Gulf. I believe we were going in to off-load magnetic gear. I think that's a Swift boat (PCF) off in the distance.
The approach to Da Nang from the bridge of Implicit. Taken just prior to the sweep operations in the Tonkin Gulf. I believe we were going in to off-load magnetic gear. I think that's a Swift boat (PCF) off in the distance.
Courtesy of Michael O'Kane

Taken off Da Nang in 1968
Taken off Da Nang in 1968
Courtesy of Michael O'Kane

Embossed ship photo
Embossed ship photo
Courtesy of Barry Wass

Courtesy of Barry Wass
Courtesy of Barry Wass

Courtesy of Barry Wass
Courtesy of Barry Wass

The ship prior to decom which I took from the Z-bird while riding in the Hylebos Waterway in Tacoma, WA.
The ship prior to decom which I took from the Z-bird while riding in the Hylebos Waterway in Tacoma, WA.
A beautiful picture, and the ship isn't bad either.
Courtesy of Barry Wass

In Memorium

Jonn J. Seery
1944-1969
USS Implicit MSO-455
Link:
Arlington National Cemetery website Memoir


Page created May 4, 2001


 
109
Counter Started 11/26/2010