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131205-N-WE887-004

Conservator Paul Mardikian uses a flash light to view the interior of the tail end of the Howell Torpedo to assess the corrosion and state of preservation.
Title: 131205-N-WE887-004
Description: WASHINGTON NAVY YARD (Dec. 5, 2013) Two members of Terra Mare Conservation, Paul Mardikian and Claudia Chemello, came to Naval History and Heritage Command's warehouse located on Washington Navy Yard to document the state of NHHC's Howell Torpedo in order to develop a conservation plan for the historic artifact that is undergoing desalinization. Mardikian and Chemello were brought in to assist Kate Morrand, senior archeological conservator for NHHC, develop a plan for the post-civil-war era Torpedo. U.S. Navy 1st Class Gina K Danals (Released)
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