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USS Ticonderoga at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

An aircraft carrier tied to a pier
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Paul D. Ortlip; 1972; Framed Dimensions 25H X 31W
Accession #: 88-162-OZ
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After nearly thirty years of service to the Navy starting in World War II, one of USS Ticonderoga's last missions was the recovery of the astronauts of Apollo 17. The artwork shows the ship waiting at Pearl Harbor for orders to go on station near American Samoa. 

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