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New Orleans, La (Oct 23, 2006) -- The Pre-Commissioning Unit New Orleans (LPD 18) transits past the city of New Orleans on the Mississippi River. The amphibious transport dock was heading to the Gulf of Mexico to conduct builder's trials. New Orleans is being built in Avondale, Louisiana, and is scheduled to be commissioned in March of 2007. U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Dan Ball (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
October 23, 2006
Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Dan Ball
Caption Writer
LT Christopher Bishop, Deputy Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
LPD 18
Other Visible Equipment
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Plane Number
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Tail Code
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