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Photo: USS Taylor Concludes Historic Visit to Murmansk


September 7, 2010

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A color guard member stationed aboard USS Taylor, renders a hand salute in honor of sailors lost at sea during the polar convoys of World War II. The Taylor’s visit to Murmansk marked the first time since the end of World War II that a U.S. Naval warship has visited the port of Murmansk. During the port visit, the crew of the Taylor participated in multiple wreath-laying ceremonies to honor the fallen soldiers and sailors of WWII. Additionally, the Taylor’s crew hosted a reception and contributed their time planting trees at a local orphanage and playing soccer with the children. More»

Date: 09/07/2010 Description: Fire Controlman 2nd Class Justin Sanders, a color guard member stationed aboard USS Taylor (FFG 50), renders a hand salute in honor of the Sailors lost at sea during the polar convoy of World War II.  © U.S. Navy Photo

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