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Explosion on DD-367

Explosion on the deck of a destroyer
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Illustration Board; by Grant Powers; 1946; Unframed Dimensions 15H X 20W
Accession #: 88-181-T
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The destroyer USS Lamson (DD-367), although moored over 600 yards away from ground zero, suffered an explosion from the force of test ABLE and sank that afternoon. Later investigations discovered the blast wave had created a large wrinkle in the hull.

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