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Atlantic Ocean (Dec. 10, 2005) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) gather on the flight deck to watch as the amphibious transport dock USS San Antonio (LPD 17) sails alongside. San Antonio is the lead ship in the Navy's newest amphibious transport dock-class of ships. She is scheduled to arrive in her new homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, Va., for the holidays and then will sail to Ingleside, Texas for her commissioning ceremony, Jan. 14, 2006. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Christopher B. Long (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
December 10, 2005
Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Christopher B. Long
Caption Writer
LT Christopher Bishop, Deputy Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
LPD 17
Other Visible Equipment
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)
Plane Number
Not available
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Tail Code
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