US Navy (USN) Divers from the Resolve Marine Group discuss maintenance options during the preparations for the sinking of the decommissioned USN Intrepid Class Aircraft Carrier USS ORISKANY (CV 34), on the pier at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, Florida (FL). The Carrier is undergoing final preparations for its scheduled sinking, where it will become the largest ship ever intentionally sunk as an artificial reef. After ORISKANY reaches the bottom, ownership of the vessel will transfer from the USN to the State of Florida
- Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Pensacola State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN David Quillen, USN Release Status: Released to Public.
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