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Bridge dwarfed by deck
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 14, 1956 reads "San Francisco's Bay Bridge seems dwarfed by huge top deck on 7,000-ton scanner, which, when stationed at sea, adds several hundred miles to radar warning system already in operation by United States and Canada." The article partially reads "Working closely with the Lockheed Constellations flying radar patrol duty in the Pacific to extend the nation's defense against sneak aerial attack are the ships of CONAD, a joint Army-Navy-Air Force command established by the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 1954." The sailor is on the deck of the picket ship U.S.S. Scanner, moored at Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay. CONAD, the Continental Air Defense Command, operated from 1954-1975.; See images #00143348 through #00143351 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Department of Defense
Men--California--San Francisco
Sailors--United States
Ships--California--San Francisco
Radar defense networks--United States
Radar--Military applications
Military uniforms
Tracking radar
Decks (Naval architecture)
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.)
Treasure Island (San Francisco, Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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