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USS Iowa entering floating drydock ABSD-2 for temporary repairs, Seeadler Harbor, Manus, Admiralty Islands, 28 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 3

Caption   USS Iowa entering floating drydock ABSD-2 for temporary repairs, Seeadler Harbor, Manus, Admiralty Islands, 28 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 3 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy via navsource.org
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Iowa   Main article  Photos  
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Photos on Same Day 28 Dec 1944
Photos at Same Place Manus, Admiralty Islands, Australian New Guinea
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 28 Mar 2012

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1. Alice Owens says:
4 Mar 2016 05:34:38 PM

My husband served on the USS ABSD-2. He was a Seaman 1st class. he was there until after the war ended. He was on a small boat going to the island when the ammunition ship exploded.

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WW2-Era Place Name Manus, Admiralty Islands, Australian New Guinea
Lat/Long -2.0203, 147.3644
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