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Seaman Erika Pattonhatchel uses a needle gun to chip away rust and paint on a mooring line cleat aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Seaman Erika Pattonhatchel uses a needle gun to chip away rust and paint on a mooring line cleat aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

 
 
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U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jun. 24, 2010) Seaman Erika Pattonhatchel uses a needle gun to chip away rust and paint on a mooring line cleat aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Tyler Caswell) File# 100624-N-6362C-015

Aircraft carriers are warships that act as airbases for carrier-based aircraft. In the United States Navy, these consist of ships commissioned with hull classification symbols CV (aircraft carrier), CVA (attack aircraft carrier), CVB (large aircraft carrier), CVL (light aircraft carrier), CVN (aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion) and CVAN (attack aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion). The first aircraft carrier commissioned into the United States Navy was USS Langley (CV-1) on 20 March 1922.

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24/06/2010 - 24/06/2010
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