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U-505's final descent; enshrouded and enshrined in its future home; vision of the new exhibit

April 24, 2004

The day of descent The day of descent
The day of descent The day of descent- lowered about halfway
Future entryway into exhibit from Museum Museum concept of the exhibit layout
Sub resting on pit floor and shrouded

As the exhibit roof is laid at ground level

Left: the sub under its shroud as work starts on the exhibit hall.
July, 2004: The flag on what's still visible of the sub-under-wraps is the slightly dark smudge below the 57th beach house as the roof decking is applied over the new sub and exhibit hall.

By Gary Ossewaarde except right 2nd from bottom schematic an bottom left