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USS Norris DDE 859 at Halifax, NS 1962
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No: 1463   Contributor: Ken Watson   Year: 1962   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: Canada
USS Norris DDE 859 at Halifax, NS 1962

USS Norris DDE859 showing after twin 5 inch mounting. Commissioned June 1945; sold to Turkey 1974; stricken and sold for scrap 1993. Ship is Gearing Class destroyer of 3,300 tons full load; 390 ft LOA,41 ft.beam; 19ft.draught, 60,000SHP-35 knots. Crew 350.
Picture added on 22 March 2007
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Great photo, pretty impressive guns too. Love the detail in this photo!

Added by Marcel Gommers on 23 March 2007.
Yes, colour doesn't seem to give the detail achieved with black and white. Ken W.

Added by Ken Watson on 23 March 2007.
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