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NH 97369 USS Antietam (CV-36)

Photo #: NH 97369  USS Antietam (CV-36)
Title: USS Antietam (CV-36)
Description: Arrives at Yokosuka, Japan, in January 1952. This photograph was originally released by Commander Naval Forces Far East on 27 January 1952 with the following caption: 'The Mighty A' Having completed three months of combat operations with fast carrier Task Force 77 in Korean Waters, the 27,000 ton Essex class aircraft carrier USS Antietam arrives in Yokosuka, Japan, for a well earned rest and recreation for her crew of officers and men. Japanese shipyard workers crowd available spaces to watch the flat-top being pushed into docking position by yard tugs. Commanding the USS Antietam is Captain George J. Dufek, USN, ... a veteran of polar expeditions with Admiral Byrd. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97369
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