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At sea aboard Precommissioning Unit (PCU) Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) May 7, 2003 -- A huge wake is created as Ronald Reagan conducts high-speed rudder testing, while completing ship-wide testing of major ship systems during a scheduled ship builder sea trial. Ronald Reagan is scheduled to join the fleet during commissioning ceremonies on July 12, 2003.  U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Janell Blose.  (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
May 7, 2003
Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Janell Blose
Caption Writer
Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
CVN 76
Other Visible Equipment
Not available
Plane Number
Not available
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Tail Code
Not available
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Almost a rooster-tail