Photo #: NH 42572
Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania
View of Dry Dock # 2 and its surroundings, 15 August 1919.
Present in the dry dock are USS Lake Gedney (ID # 3765-C), in center, and USS Minnesotan (ID # 4545), partially visible at right. Both ships were being prepared for decommissioning.
In the distance is the Reserve Basin, with several older battleships visible, among them USS Iowa (Battleship # 4).
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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28 June 2004