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The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka after an underway period
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YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 20, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka after an underway period. George Washington departed Yokosuka in response to the complex nature of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan. George Washington is in a routine maintenance period and departed Yokosuka March 21 with more than 580 civilian contractors and shipyard workers embarked, who continued to conduct maintenance while the ship was underway and during two port visits to Sasebo. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Anthony R. Hayes)

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