Nuclear Testing Action Amchitka - Canada - (1971)

Photo | September 14, 2011

September 1971. Greenpeace co-founders Bob Hunter on left at the helm of the Phyllis Cormack (also called "Greenpeace") together with Ben Metcalfe, en route to Amchitka. The very first Greenpeace voyage, departed Vancouver on the 15th September 1971, with the aim of halting nuclear tests on Amchitka Island by sailing into the restricted area.