The Courier

The "Courier" at Hoboken, New Jersey, raedy for its shakedown cruise in the early fifties


Balloon antenna

The Voice of America ship "Courier" flying her balloon aerial



Jean Seymour inspects the transmitter tuning coils on the "Courier"



Prospective captain Ozear and engineer Seymour examine the "Courier" radio eqipment



Antennas on the "Courier" for medium and shortwave


Balloon Aerial

The crew of the Voice of America ship "Courier" raedying the antenna balloon for release

(All pictures © US National Archive)


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