“Handle with care” takes on new meaning when you’re lifting a structure equal to the weight of about a dozen elephants.
More than 30 shipbuilders from Newport News Shipbuilding assisted with the placement of the upper-level structure that is part of USS Abraham Lincoln’s (CVN 72) refueling and complex overhaul. While they may appear to be beneath the massive structure, the shipbuilders are actually standing out of the path of the unit. Read more about the structure.
Photo by John Whalen/HII.