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Pacific Ocean (August 4, 2003) -- A CH-46D Sea Knight assigned to the "Gunbearers" of Helicopter Support Squadron Eleven (HC-11) Detachment Eight (Det. 8), passes in front of the guided missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) while transferring supplies from the fast combat support ship USS Sacramento (AOE 1) to the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). The Vinson Carrier Strike Group is currently on an extended deployment in the western Pacific, during an extensive maintenance period for the forward deployed USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) currently in dry dock in Yokosuka, Japan. U.S. Navy Photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Inez Lawson. (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
August 4, 2003
Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Inez Lawson
Caption Writer
NVNS Staff
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
DDG 82
Other Visible Equipment
CH-46D Sea Knight
Plane Number
Not available
Tail Code
Not available
HC-11 Gunbearers
Not available