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SASEBO, Japan (July 24, 2007) -- Sailors aboard dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) prepare to secure lines as the ship moors in Sasebo after completing a two-month deployment, which included participation in Talisman Saber 2007. Tortuga serves under Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group 7/Task Force 76, the Navy's only permanently forward-deployed amphibious force. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Jamie Hawkins (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
July 24, 2007
Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Jamie Hawkins
Caption Writer
LT Christopher Bishop, Deputy Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
LSD 46
Other Visible Equipment
Not available
Plane Number
Not available
Sasebo, Japan
Tail Code
Not available
Not available
Gold anchor