This Photo Shows One Of The Navy's Huge Floating Gas Stations In Action

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The U.S. Navy would not be able to do what it does without its fleet of non-commissioned auxiliary vessels, especially its fleet oilers and resupply ships. USNS Kanawha refuels the cruiser USS San Jacinto and the destroyer USS Roosevelt while underway in this photo, with the USS Nitze and USS Mason awaiting their turn at the pump.