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80-G-49682 Panama Canal

Panama Canal
Title: Panama Canal
Caption: 124' in width, as against 110' spar of the Panama Canal, the 18,000 ton capacity Navy floating drydock was passed from one Ocean to another by a plan careening the dock on its beam end towing it through. The plan conserved and directed by Naval Civil Eng. Corps and carried out by CB's. The huge floating drydock now at an 85 degree angle, easily with the aid of the pontoons welded to one of its wings walls. 26 June 1945.
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Catalog #: 80-G-49682
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Tue, Jun 26, 1945
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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