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USS Greenling Preparing to Cast Off

The crew of submarine is hauling in a line
Description: Painting, Acrylic on Masonite; by John Witt; 1973; Framed Dimensions 24H X 41W
Accession #: 88-163-J
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As USS Greenling prepares to leave Groton, Connecticut on another patrol, several crew members stand on deck heaving the lines to shore and striking the colors.  A tugboat waits in the background to escort the ship down the Thames River and out into the ocean.


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