Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

150723-N-TH437-070

A conservator holds up the oil shield to where it was fastened over the fly wheel while an archaeologist looks on.
Title: 150723-N-TH437-070
Description: WASHINGTON (July 23, 2015) Paul Mardikian, a conservator with TerraMare Conservation and SEARCH, discusses the function of the oil shield with Blair Atcheson, historic preservation and outreach coordinator for UAB. 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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