ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Sizing up USS Midway's propellers, 1980
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: December 5, 2019
Chet King ©Stars and Stripes
Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, March, 1980: USS Midway crewmember Petty Officer 2nd Class Gary Smith greets a Japanese worker beneath the ship's propellers and rudder at Yokosuka's Drydock Number Six, where the Midway was undergoing two months of painting, remodeling and refitting.
Stars and Stripes' 1980 story on the Midway in drydock.