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At sea aboard USS Nassau (LHA 4) Jan. 8, 2002 -- Members of the Air department Crash Crew maneuver an emergency heavy lift crane, nicknamed "Tilly" during a training exercise.  Crash and Salvage crews often run drills simulating various kinds of accidents in order to improve their skill in firefighting and salvage operations. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Anibal Rivera (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
January 8, 2002
Photographer's Mate 1st Class Anibal Rivera
Caption Writer
PH2 R. Rubio, NVNS Staff
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
Other Visible Equipment
Amphibious Assault Crash Crane (AACC)
Plane Number
Not available
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Tail Code
Not available
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