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After 110 feet of USS Pittsburgh’s bow broke off during Typhoon Connie, the floating bow section was towed to Guam by fleet tugs USS Munsee and USS Pakana, Jun 1944. Photo 1 of 2.

Caption   After 110 feet of USS Pittsburgh’s bow broke off during Typhoon Connie, the floating bow section was towed to Guam by fleet tugs USS Munsee and USS Pakana, Jun 1944. Photo 1 of 2. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   NH 98251
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Photos on Same Day 11 Jun 1945
Photos at Same Place Azerbaijan
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 12 Jan 2021

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
12 May 2021 11:07:18 AM

The broken bow section was nicknamed ‘USS McKeesport’ after a suburb of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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