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maintenance on a fleet oiler

  1. Maintenance on a Fleet Oiler

    Maintenance on a Fleet Oiler

    Sailors paint the deck on the fleet oiler USS Cache (AO-67). This sort of drudgery used to be a common day-to-day chore on ships, and probably still is. In my day, chipping the deck on a tanker was only permitted with non-ferrous hammers, in order to prevent sparking. However, I cannot say for su