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USS Pensacola Lists

A damaged ship tilts to starboard
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Arthur Beaumont; 1946; Unframed Dimensions 17H X 20W
Accession #: 88-169-I
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Cruiser USS Pensacola (CA-23) was a sorry sight after test ABLE--with her stacks crumbled, a severe list, and her radar and communications array mangled. She suffered heavy contamination during test BAKER and, after unsuccessful attempts to decontaminate her, the cruiser was scuttled of the coast of Washington.

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