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MISSOURI being turned in channel off Old Point Comfort. Bow twisting unit is maneuvering to towing position.


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MISSOURI headed for Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Hampton Roads. OPPORTUNE (ARS41) towing and YTBs standing by to clear ASRs from alongside.


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MISSOURI approaches Norfolk Naval Shipyard under control of YTBs. OPPORTUNE (ARS 41) has just cast off.


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MISSOURI enters dry dock at Norfolk Naval Shipyard about six hours after being refloated.


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UEB in center had been prepared for placing under MISSOURI stern to add to buoyancy if 1 February pull had not succeeded.


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Breach in MISSOURI hull that opened three fuel oil tanks to sea and required maintaining 12.2 pounds of air pressure on these tanks to force the water out.


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Close up view of damage to MISSOURI hull. Object which caused damage has not been located although search for it was conducted by divers.


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Visual aides were used extensively to keep staff members informed.


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Press representatives complete their notes on the final preparations for refloating MISSOURI.


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RADM MILES swears in witness for the Court of Inquiry into the circumstances concerning MISSOURI stranding.


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The members of the Court of Inquiry consult with the judge advocate during the month-long hearings.


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. . . . Even the Flag Steward.

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