The following issue of the "Look-Out", 15 October 1950, was published with at least 8 pages. We only have 2 pages.

                                      U.S.S. HELENA (CA-75)   At Sea   15 October 1950

 Disaster Strikes As
Second U.S. Destroyer

   Disaster  struck again in 
Korean waters as the des-
­troyer USS MANSFIELD suf-
­fered savers casualties re-
­sulting from contact with a 
North Korean mine. The mine, 
like many others known to 
be in the area around the 
38th parallel, was believed 
to have been planted in a 
river somewhere 1. the north-
ern part o£ the peninsula,
later drifting out to sea. 
This is the second U.S. ship
to be damaged by these mines,
 believed to be of Russian 
make. Three days earlier the 
destroyer BRUSH was hit in 
the vicinity of her forward 
    The HELENA, with two pa-
 ­tients from the BRUSH aboard, 
was operating just off the 
Korean coast approximately 
75 miles south of the MANS-
FIELD at the time of the ex-
plosion. Immediately the 
HELENA, with two escorting 
destroyers, set out at ap-
­proximately 25 knots to give 
aid to the stricken vessel.,
     Arriving on the scene at 
about 2200 the ships were 
readied to  transfer  the 
wounded for medical and 
surgical aid. A HELENA whale-
­boat, with doctors and corps-
men aboard, was dispatched
to the MANSFIELD, and four
trips were made bringing
aboard the more seriously
wounded. A total of nine men,
six of them stretcher cases,
were brought aboard the
HELENA and taken to sick
bay and the operating room
for treatment. As the ships
were only a short distance
off the Korean coast, darken
ship had to be maintained
and the entire operation was
done by moonlight.
   The MANSFIELD, a gaping
hole in her starboard side,
limped slowly to her home
port in Japan and is now
undergoing repairs.


      IN KOREA

   The war is going well 
today. The 3rd R O K
Division has raced up  
the East Coast of  Korea
far ahead of schedule.   
The Allied landing  at
Inchon  was  successful  
beyond  all expectations.
There is  still a  long way 
to go,  but, barring
outside interruptions, 
victory is in sight.

   Remember how grim the
stuation was just three
months ago? Prominent
statesmen and military men
were making dire predictions:
"The United Nations forces
will not be able to start
an offensive until Thanks-
giving." "This will be a
long and difficult war. We
are fighting a ruthless and
numerically superior foe on
unfamiliar terrain."
   The Communists swept
down from the 38th parallel
capturing Seoul and Taejon
in a matter of days. They
pressed on to Taegu and
Pohang, but that is as far
as they ever advanced.
   The allied defense
tightened and the Navy began
their most important action
of the war. Between raids
on Red supply lines, the
HELENA and other ships of
Admiral Hartman's task
Group, blasted Communist
   Around the clock fire
kept the invaders off balance
and prevented them from
mounting a formidable drive.
Here's the happy bounding
You cannot tell he from
The sexs look alike, you
But she can tell, and so can
  (cont'd on page 8, col 1)

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