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L45-40.08.01 USS Caliente (AO 53)

<p>L45-40.08.01 USS Caliente (AO 53)</p>
Name: L45-40.08.01.tif
Title: L45-40.08.01 USS Caliente (AO 53) 
Caption: "The fleet oiler USS Caliente (AO 53) replenishes another ship while underway. The constant training operations carried on at sea by the combat ships and carrier aircraft of the Seventh Fleet consume tremendous amounts of fuel and the fleet oilers rendezvous with the task fources at sea regularly to keep them "topped off" to near capacity and always ready for combat operations." 
Accession #: L45-40
Catalog #: L45-40.08.01
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