Port Lyautey


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Port Lyautey

(ljəʊˈteɪ)
n
(Placename) the former name (1932–56) of Kénitra
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In contrast, an attempt was made to sail USS Dallas, a vintage destroyer carrying seventy-five specially trained assault troops, six miles up Port Lyautey's Wadi Sebou waterway to carry out an attack on a critically important all-weather airfield.
Torch: North Africa and the Allied Path to Victory scrutinizes the operation's five landings (Port Lyautey, Fedala, and Safi in Morocco, and Oran and Algiers in Algeria), as well as air and ground actions.
After a short layover I was loaded on a train resurrected from World War I, called a 40-and-8, meaning 40 men or 8 horses in a boxcar, on my way to Port Lyautey, French Morocco, on the Atlantic coast.
During his career, he served at Naval Receiving Station, Treasure Island, San Francisco; USS Thomas Jefferson (APA30); Naval Supply Depot, Clearfield, Utah; Naval Air Facility, Port Lyautey, French Morocco; Navy Finance Center, Cleveland, Ohio; USS Calvert (APA32); Office of the Comptroller of the Navy, Washington, D.C.; Military Assistance Advisory Group, the Hague, Netherlands; Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.; Headquarters, Defense Supply Agency, Alexandria, Va.; and Naval Supply Center, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
During the Korean War, Mark was stationed at the US Naval Air Station, Port Lyautey, Morocco.
VQ-2 was commissioned on 1 September 1955 as Electronic Countermeasures Squadron (ECMRON) 2 and was originally homeported at NAS Port Lyautey, Morocco.

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