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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Art at sea

Behold the art and creativity on the doors (hatches) and floor of the USS Abraham Lincoln







Onthe floor of the fo'c'stle between two matmoth anchor chains at the bow


The welding shop--where they can make anythiing, and do.
The brig

Doors to officers' quarters

Doors through which you do not pass.
This was the door to my quarters, since the airwing was gone,

1 comment:

  1. That's hilarious. A little relief from the navy gray paint.

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