|Caption||Bow of the carrier Ticonderoga on the ways shortly before launching at Newport News, Virginia, United States, Jan 1944. Note the twin gun tubs on the bow that gave rise to the so-called Long-Hull Essex-class. ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Navy via NavSource|
|Photos at Same Place||Newport News, Virginia, United States|
|Added By||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date||9 Jan 2020|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".|
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