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19-N-30722 USS Aaron Ward (DD-483)

Photo #: 19-N-30722  USS Aaron Ward (DD-483)
Title: USS Aaron Ward (DD-483)
Description: View on board, looking aft from the bow, while the ship was in New York Harbor on 15 May 1942. Note her forward 5/38 gun mounts, with 5 powder canisters stacked on deck nearby; and Mark 37 gun director, with FD radar antenna, atop the pilothouse. The tug Robert Aikman and a Navy covered lighter (YF) are alongside. Fort Richmond, on Staten Island, is visible in the right distance. Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 19-N-30722
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