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Northampton-class cruiser USS Chester in Naples harbor, Italy during her shakedown cruise, 1930.

Caption   Northampton-class cruiser USS Chester in Naples harbor, Italy during her shakedown cruise, 1930. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy via NavSource
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Chester   Main article  Photos  
Photos at Same Place Napoli, Italy
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 26 Jan 2020

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
26 Aug 2020 08:38:06 PM

This is an excellent example of the detail of the Northampton-class as-built. Note also how the lighting casts long shadows across the side of the hull including what appears to be a diving platform abreast of the number 2 main turret.

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WW2-Era Place Name Napoli, Italy
Lat/Long 40.8363, 14.2731
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