Pumping Fuel from Drums to 1200 Gallon Refueler, Po Hang Beach

The Fuel process at Po Hang started with 55 gallon drums brought by LST.  These would unload to Ducks ( DKW amphibious landing craft with wheels that could drive like trucks once ashore ) which would bring the drums to shore. The fuel would be pumped into a 1200 Gallon 6x6 Refueler by a small pump, seen here, and then transported to the air strip and then transferred into a 3200 gallon tanker that acted as a Gas Station on the Flight Line.

Po Hang, Korean War

----- Oliver R Smith

orlesmith@lasercom. net

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