Ship's Patch Ship's Patch The USS Henry Clay entering Pearl Harbor Hawaii on July 22 1970 while enroute from overhaul in... The USS Henry Clay entering Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on July 22, 1970, while enroute from overhaul in... USS Henry Clay at Portland England. USS Henry Clay at Portland, England. Once the ship was firmly sitting on the keel blocks all lines were tightened and special wedges... Once the ship was firmly sitting on the keel blocks, all lines were tightened and special wedges... IN THE DRYDOCK (1350 DPI) USS Henry Clay SSBN-625 IN THE DRYDOCK (1350 DPI) IN THE DRYDOCK (1350 DPI) USS Henry Clay SSBN-625 IN THE DRYDOCK (1350 DPI) To maintain the hull it had to be cleaned and repainted. The first order of business was to clean... To maintain the hull, it had to be cleaned and repainted. The first order of business was to clean... A final view of the ship from down in the drydock. At this point the ship was ready to go back into... A final view of the ship from down in the drydock. At this point, the ship was ready to go back into... Here's a nice side view of the freshly primed hull. The side views were taken with a very wide-angle... Here's a nice side view of the freshly primed hull. The side views were taken with a very wide-angle... After the sand blasting was done a primer coat of paint was sprayed onto the hull. Here is a shot... After the sand blasting was done, a primer coat of paint was sprayed onto the hull. Here is a shot... ...PROPULSION MOTOR (1350 DPI) USS Henry Clay SSBN-625 SECONDARY PROPULSION MOTOR (1350 DPI) ...PROPULSION MOTOR (1350 DPI) USS Henry Clay SSBN-625 SECONDARY PROPULSION MOTOR (1350 DPI) Navy tugs the workhorses of the fleet in port are shown guiding the ship as it approached the... Navy tugs, the workhorses of the fleet in port, are shown guiding the ship as it approached the... Guam's Apra Harbor is actually composed of an inner and outer harbor with a channel between them.... Guam's Apra Harbor is actually composed of an inner and outer harbor, with a channel between them.... Given the fact that Guam has a hot humid climate and the sand blasters had to wear full body... Given the fact that Guam has a hot, humid climate and the sand blasters had to wear full body... AMR #1 hatch looking aft at Port Canaveral Florida during Gold crew DASO circa November 1977.... AMR #1 hatch, looking aft, at Port Canaveral, Florida, during Gold crew DASO, circa November 1977.... IC2 (SS) Don Hall USS Henry Clay Bridge - 1972 IC2 (SS) Don Hall USS Henry Clay Bridge - 1972 USS Henry Clay SSBN-625 Web site USS Henry Clay SSBN-625 Web site USS Henry Clay Power & Light Patch USS Henry Clay Power & Light Patch FTC Vincent Klutz 2000 FTC Vincent Klutz 2000 taken from this site perhaps it's worth a look. http://boomer.user-services.com/archives/holyloch... taken from this site, perhaps it's worth a look. http://boomer.user-services.com/archives/holyloch... A rare sight is that of a submarine's anchor. Surface ships display their anchors routinely but the... A rare sight is that of a submarine's anchor. Surface ships display their anchors routinely, but the... The huge drydock cranes were used to swing scaffolds holding the sand blasters around the hull.... The huge drydock cranes were used to swing scaffolds, holding the sand blasters, around the hull.... PUMPING UP THE DRYDOCK (675 DPI) USS Henry Clay SSBN-625 PUMPING UP THE DRYDOCK (675 DPI) PUMPING UP THE DRYDOCK (675 DPI) USS Henry Clay SSBN-625 PUMPING UP THE DRYDOCK (675 DPI) USS Henry Clay SSBN-625 Web site USS Henry Clay SSBN-625 Web site Once the ship was firmly sitting on the keel blocks all lines were tightened and special wedges... Once the ship was firmly sitting on the keel blocks, all lines were tightened and special wedges... IN THE DRYDOCK (675 DPI) USS Henry Clay SSBN-625 IN THE DRYDOCK (675 DPI) IN THE DRYDOCK (675 DPI) USS Henry Clay SSBN-625 IN THE DRYDOCK (675 DPI) Here the scaffold gang can be seen shooting primer on the stern area. If you look at where the... Here the scaffold gang can be seen shooting primer on the stern area. If you look at where the... A final view of the ship from down in the drydock. At this point the ship was ready to go back into... A final view of the ship from down in the drydock. At this point, the ship was ready to go back into... Here's a nice side view of the freshly primed hull. The side views were taken with a very wide-angle... Here's a nice side view of the freshly primed hull. The side views were taken with a very wide-angle... After the sand blasting was done a primer coat of paint was sprayed onto the hull. Here is a shot... After the sand blasting was done, a primer coat of paint was sprayed onto the hull. Here is a shot...
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