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BON VOYAGE: Members of VMB-443 bid farewell to well-wishers as the MS Brastagi departs from San Diego.
Photograph: U.S. Marine Corps (Courtesy of Ray Peeler)
MS BRASTAGI: VMB-443's ground echelon was transported from San Diego, California to Emirau aboard the MS Brastagi. This ship was a Dutch merchantman that was converted to a troopship in 1942.
Photograph: U.S. Navy Historical Archives