Minesweepers arrival, 1952
Supplementary material reads: "Chernus -- Harbor. 1952-09-02. One neg. shows fantail of USS Symbol with flag flying and USS Toucan as it is being warped into dock. Both minesweepers returned to Long Beach today after spending nine months in Korean waters. Hundreds of relatives greeted sailors and officers as vessels pulled into Berth 19. Two negs. show on ship (USS Symbol) EN3/C Floyd Leon Ross is shown holding his son, Floyd Leon, Jr., 9 months, aloft while his wife, Mrs. Hazel Mae Ross holds their daughter, Christine, 23 months, in air. Korean war seperated family for nine months. Ross left just after his son was born".