Sea Stories by Jerry Pait

The crew turns to onboard the USS WILLIAM H. BATES (SSN 680) to rig shore power and sail lighting before liberty goes down on the pier in La Spezia, Italy during the autumn 1976 Med Run

 

~ 1976 (Neal Degner)

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