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Mending of Tripoli

An amphibious assault ship in a dry dock being serviced
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by John Charles Roach; 1991; Framed Dimensions 30H X 39W
Accession #: 92-007-I
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USS Tripoli LPH-10 rests in Asry dry dock in Bahrain. Sadly, she is in need of extensive repair after mine damage caused by the Iraqis in the northern Gulf. Despite severe damage, Tripoli remained on station for three days, providing much needed minesweeping support to the invasion force prepared to land in Kuwait.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • Persian Gulf War 1990-1991
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