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150723-N-TH437-007

The aft end of the conserved Howell Torpedo in the foreground and the midsection in the background, placed end to end as they would have been fastened together.
Title: 150723-N-TH437-007
Description: WASHINGTON (July 23, 2015) The aft end of the now fully conserved Howell Mark I Torpedo Number 24 at the NHHC Archaeology & Conservation Laboratory on the Washington Navy Yard. Lost from the Iowa (BB 4) during a training exercise and found by a dolphin team from the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program off the coast of San Diego, conservators have been preserving and studying the torpedo since May 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Lockwood/Released)
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