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New photo of the USS San Francisco - photo showing bow in drydock

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Postby TMSmalley » Fri Jan 28, 2005 1:26 pm

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Apra Harbor, Guam (Jan. 27, 2005) - The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) in dry dock to assess damage sustained after running aground approximately 350 miles south of Guam Jan. 8, 2005. The Navy former dry dock known as “Big Blue” is capable of docking ships that weigh up to 40,000 Long Tons. The Navy certified Big Blue for the one-time docking of San Francisco. San Francisco is the second fast-attack submarine to be attached to the forward-deployed Submarine Squadron Fifteen, home ported on board Naval Base Guam. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Mark Allen Leonesio (RELEASED)

Note - this photo is available high res on the Navy website as image # 050127-N-4658L-030.jpg
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Postby Novagator » Fri Jan 28, 2005 6:10 pm

Thanks Tim for the photos, however, they are already posted in the other thread.
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