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NH 97073 USS Pittsburgh (CA-72)

Photo #: NH 97073  USS Pittsburgh (CA-72)
Title: USS Pittsburgh (CA-72)
Description: Crewmen slip anchor stoppers in preparation for anchoring. On the order let go, the anchor detail will knock out the single remaining stopper with a sledge hammer, starting the anchor on its way. Pittsburgh is at the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, Washington, during her initial post-reactivation trials, circa September 1951. She was recommissioned on 25 September. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the All Hands collection at the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97073
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