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USS BON HOMME RICHARD LAUNCHING

The $60,000,000 naval aircraft carrier USS Bon Homme Richard, named after the continental frigate commanded by John Paul Jones, slides down the ways at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, N.Y., April 29, 1944. The 27,100-ton carrier of the Essex class is 850-feet long and designed to carry half a million pounds of warplanes. The Williamsburg Bridge can be seen in the background. (AP Photo)

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