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

 

Inspection

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

 

Examination

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

 

Antennas

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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