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The Bexar tied up in Yokohama, JN.

In 1945 she made the first leg of her maiden cruise, Operation Magic Carpet, and survived a typhoon on her way over to pick up returning troops. Hull is somewhat worse for the wear, as the port-bow shows, and although only a scant few months old..., in need of a paint job. Submitted by Lew Travis