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Tortuga shown with "Superstructure" removed
& minus part of her stern.

This is next to the last photo of the Tortuga that was taken, minutes later
@ 0925 on August 24, 1988, the USS TORTUGA (LSD 26) disappeared
below the surface of the Pacific Ocean Forever...

If you haven't viewed the scuttling, you can view the rest of the
salvage photos by selecting Below

"Final Days"