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U.S. Navy Sailors carry an injured New Orleans citizen through the open well deck aboard the dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46).

U.S. Navy Sailors carry an injured New Orleans citizen through the open well deck aboard the dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46).

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New Orleans (Sep. 05, 2005) U.S. Navy Sailors carry an injured New Orleans citizen through the open well deck aboard the dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46). Tortuga has been transporting Hurricane Katrina victims to the ship where they are given hot meals, showers and beds to sleep in. The Navy's involvement in the humanitarian assistance operations is being led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in conjunction with the Department of Defense. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Michael B. Watkins File# 050905-N-6436W-152

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05/09/2005 - 05/09/2005
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Location

New Orleans
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U.S. NAVY
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