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Aboard USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) Aug. 5, 2002 -- The bow of the Winston S. Churchill looms over the dry dock at Bath Iron  Works in Bath, Maine.  The crew and workers are nearing the end of the ship's Post Shakedown Availability (PSA), a $25 million upgrade to the ship's equipment, warfare systems, and living quarters.  After being floated from the dry dock, the destroyer will receive the remainder of the upgrades pier side before departing for her homeport of Norfolk, Va., and becoming part of the USS Theodore Roosevelt battlegroup.  U.S. Navy photo by Intelligence Specialist 1st Class Holly Hogan.  (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
August 5, 2002
Intelligence Specialist 1st Class Holly Hogan
Caption Writer
LCDR P."C" Jensen, Dep. Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
DDG 81
Other Visible Equipment
Sonar dome, hull, bilge keel
Plane Number
Not available
Not available
Tail Code
Not available
Not available