Photo #: NH 60251
U.S. Crane Ship Kearsarge
Test of the ship's 250-ton revolving crane, while she was undergoing conversion at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, 30 October 1922. Kearsarge is seen here lifting a 312-ton load on the right and left main hoist with equalizer at 101-foot reach on an even keel. Jib fore and aft at an angle of 38 degrees 46 minutes.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
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7 March 2003