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NH 98048 Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.

Photo #: NH 98048  Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
Title: Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
Description: Children man the USS Balao (SS-285) conning tower fairwater, during the Navy Yard's open house, on Navy Day, 27 October 1968. The fairwater is on exhibit in front of the Naval Historical Display Center (later renamed the Navy Memorial Museum). The Submarine Squadron Twelve insignia painted directly over the submarine's hull number. Balao was a unit of that squadron during her final years of active service. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 98048
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