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Naval History and Heritage Command

Up the Hatch

Sailors rush up the hatch
Description: Painting, Oil on Press Board; by Thomas Hart Benton; C. 1944; Framed Dimensions 37H X 27W
Accession #: 88-159-BQ as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Crewmen of a U.S. submarine race up ladders to get aloft through the open hatchway of the conning tower, exhilarated by their eagerness to get a breath of fresh air after hours of confinement below.

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