Jan 15, 2022 • Wikireadia
From 1967 to 1975, fifteen ships and their crews were trapped in the Suez Canal after the Six-Day War between Israel and Egypt. The stranded ships, which belonged to eight countries, were nicknamed the Yellow Fleet after the desert sand that coated them.
Wikipedia contributors. November 19, 2021. Yellow Fleet. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 6, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fleet
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USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) underway at sea, in 1974
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