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ABOARD USS ESSEX (LHD-2), June 23, 2000 -- USS ESSEX steams towards Apra Harbor, Guam, where the crew of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship will enjoy a few days of liberty.  ESSEX is on its way to Sasebo, Japan, to complete the Navy's largest dissimilar hull-type crew swap with USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA 3). Official U.S. Navy photo by PH3 Sean Ryan. (RELEASED)

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Photo Date
June 23, 2000
PH3 Sean Ryan
Caption Writer
JOCS(SW/AW) Thomas D. Updike
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
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