Photo #: 80-G-670850
Ship's bow being transported on a large crane barge from Newport News, Virginia, to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, circa May-June 1956.
It was used to repair USS Wisconsin (BB-64), which had been damaged in a collision on 6 May 1956.
Tug closest to camera is Alamingo (YTB-227). Tug on other side of barge is Apohola (YTB-502).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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29 January 1999