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The Independence in Tow

Aircraft carrier Independence under tow
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Arthur Beaumont; 1946; Unframed Dimensions 17H X 20W
Accession #: 88-169-D
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The thoroughly battered and twisted USS Independence (CVL-22) under tow to shallower water in preparation for test BAKER. She survived that second test, was later towed to California for study and eventually scuttled in 1948.

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