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NH 99637 Mines on an Omaha class (CL 4-13) light cruiser

Photo #: NH 99637  Mines on an Omaha class (CL 4-13) light cruiser
Title: Mines on an Omaha class (CL 4-13) light cruiser
Description: Taken while the ship was underway at sea, looking aft, showing the very wet conditions that were typical on these cruisers' after decks when they were operating in a seaway. Photographed circa 1923-1925, prior to the addition of a deckhouse just forward of the ships' after twin six-inch gun mount. Donation of Ronald W. Compton, from the collection of his grandfather, Chief Machinist's Mate William C. Carlson, USN. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 99637
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