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USS FRANCIS M. ROBINSON (DE-220)

    Taken on 9 March 1945. At the mast top are the SA air search radar and the SL Surface search radar. The torpedo launcher has been removed and replaced with two twin-barrel 40mm Bofors cannons. Four 20mm guns have been added amidships. A second mast has been added forward of the X-position to support the HF/DF antenna. She is wearing the wartime measure 32 camouflage pattern.      National Archives #80G303500

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