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Remembering the fallen

Quartermaster Seaman Nicholas Fisher, from Salt Lake City, paints the names of ships and sailors in memory of seven sailors who lost their lives when the USS Belknap (CG-26) collided with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) on Nov. 22, 1975. After the accident, carriers started installing Belknap poles to provide navigators on the bridge with a solid reference point for the ships heading.   - U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class James Lyon / Released
Quartermaster Seaman Nicholas Fisher, from Salt Lake City, paints the names of ships and sailors in memory of seven sailors who lost their lives when the USS Belknap (CG-26) collided with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) on Nov. 22, 1975. After the accident, carriers started installing Belknap poles to provide navigators on the bridge with a solid reference point for the ships heading.
— image credit: U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class James Lyon / Released

Stennis Quartermaster Seaman Nicholas Fisher, from Salt Lake City, paints the names of ships and sailors in memory of seven sailors who lost their lives when the USS Belknap (CG-26) collided with USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) on Nov. 22, 1975.

After the accident, carriers started installing Belknap poles to provide navigators on the bridge with a solid reference point for the ships heading. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) is currently undergoing a Docking Planned Incremental Availability maintenance period at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility.

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