Squadron Scrapbook Naples

Page Eighteen

These photos of Naples were contributed by Ken Balderston who served with VR-24 Det Naples as a COD pilot between 1963 and 1966.

Anyone who has photos or information they wish to contribute to the VR-24 website is encouraged to send them to
Dick Prather, Webmaster/Editor of the VR-24 website.

(balderston collection)

View across Bay of Naples with Isle of Capri visible in distance.

(balderston collection)

View west along Naples shoreline.

(balderston collection)

The fortification, Capodimonti overlooks the city of Naples. The other structure in front of it is a naval museum.

(balderston collection)

View east across Naples. The patch of green in the lower right is Luna Park, a place of rides, and other amusements.

(balderston collection)

The Naples marine terminal, where many VR-24 personnel and their families debarked upon arrival in Naples.

(balderston collection)

View of Castello Nuovo, a prominent landmark in the center of Naples. Capodimonti is visible on the skyline.

(todd collection)

View east from the "caves", an area where several VR-24 det bachelors lived.

(todd collection)

Another view from the caves capturing more to the cityscape.





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