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Photo #: NH 98556
USS Madawaska (ID # 3011)
At the Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, 19 February 1919.
Panoramic photograph, taken by the G.L. Hall Optical Co., Norfolk,
Note Navy Yard railway crane in the right center foreground,
with two very large crates beyond.
Madawaska is still wearing World War I "dazzle"
camouflage, more than three months after the Armistice.
Most of the clutter seen in the upper part of the image is the
coaling gear and other upperworks of a Navy collier tied up off
Madawaska's opposite (port) side.
Donation of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard Museum, Portsmouth, Virginia.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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17 June 2003