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Photo # NH 106983|
USS Forrest Royal (DD-872)
Coming alongside USS Tarawa (CVS-40) to refuel on 24 April 1959, in the Atlantic.
Note that while her 40mm guns have been replaced by 3"/50s, as was usual in the mid-1950s, she still has a pole mast. Also note her crew in life jackets at their refueling stations.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
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Image Posted 20 May 2010