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Aerial view of the Reserve Fleet Basin at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 19 May 1955

Caption   Aerial view of the Reserve Fleet Basin at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 19 May 1955 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives via navsource.org
Identification Code   80-G-668655
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 13 Oct 2015
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1. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
10 Aug 2015 06:58:53 PM

Nearest ship: Large Cruiser Hawaii Outboard of Hawaii: USS Honolulu, USS Columbia, USS Denver, USS Galveston, and USS Portsmouth Further out: USS Tranquility, USS Santuary, and USS Pocono Off the bow of Hawaii: USS Montpelier, USS Houston, USS Huntington, USS Savannah, USS Cleveland, and USS Wilkes-Barre Further back: USS Wichita, USS Oregon City, USS Chester, and USS New Orleans Cruisers facing the left side of the photograph: USS Minneapolis, USS Tuscaloosa, USS San Francisco, USS Augusta, USS Louisville, and USS Portland At left edge of photograph: USS Tennessee, USS California, and USS Cabot Toward the back of the photograph: USS Fomalhaut, USS Webster, USS Albemarle, USS Tangier, USS Pocomoke, USS Chandeleur, USS Abatan, USS Mission San Carlos, USS Prince William, USS Anzio, USS Block Island, USS Palau, and USS San Carlos

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