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Valve Check

Guardsman visually inspecting water intakes.

Lt. Brennan Dougherty, a member from Coast Guard Sector Baltimore’s prevention team, checks the water intakes to see if there are any obstructions or if the valves don’t work during an inspection August 2, 2013. The Coast Guard inspects passenger vessels operating in United States waterways for safety every one to two years.

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Photographer's Name: 
Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin
Date Taken: 
August 2, 2013
Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Alt Text:
Guardsman visually inspecting water intakes.

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