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An aerial bow-on view of the Nimitz class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN-75) under construction in drydock #12 at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Corporation Shipyard. Dry dock #12 is the largest in the western hemisphere and is serviced with a 900 metric ton capacity gantry crane that spans the dry dock and work platform. A Commercial double bottom oil tanker is under construction in the rear section of the dry dock

Date:
1996-08-31T00:00:00
Description:
The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: James River State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Robert J. Sitar (USN Ret) Release Status: Released to Public
Partner:
National Archives and Records Administration
Part of:
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files, Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense
Source:
https://catalog.archives.gov/id/6495429