|The Attack transport APA-34, USS Bolivar is reaching it's disembark position with decreased speed.The Bolivar belongs to the 37 ships of the Bayfield class. This C3-S-A2 type of standartfreighter was able to transport 26 Landing crafts and 1500 troops. She appears in the colourful camouflage measure 32/16D of that month's.||
In the background the Fletcher type destroyer DD- 508, USS Cony is passing the scene.
She belongs to the screen of the Transport ships.
Also the USS Doyen ( APA-1 ) belongs to the Units of the Group "Able " …
Like her sister ship USS Feland she was constructed as an Attack transport ship
and was equipped with a lower able stern and a tailgate.
Here a group of Marines is waiting for their Landing craft which is just going alongside.
Behind the crane there is a DUKW - amphibious truck visible.
|While the Monrovia is disembarking her troops, from the forecastle some DUKW amphibious trucks are lowered to the sea. At the stern the sense of the climbing net´s is visible. While the last Marines are entering the Landing crafts , the manned boats in the foreground are circling in waiting patterns.|
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