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McIlwain was part of the 7th Division Marine Detachment and a crew member on the U.S.S. West Virginia.
Each link in the anchor chain weighs 100 lbs. and is one foot long. The chain falls through the hawse pipes.
Crew members walk around the deck while the ship is at sea.
Kneeling in the front row, from left to right, is PFC Meihold; Private Grewohl; PFC Dunning; and Private Hayes.Standing in the back, from left to right, is Corporal Pop Winn Coxswain; PFC Rottier; Private Hill; CPL Marquez; Private Davis; Private McIntyre; PFC Shumacher; and 1st Lieutenant Davis.
A crew consisting of a cox, and engineer and two extra men are pictured on the stem of the boat, which was used to take enlisted men ashore. The boat carries about 125 men and is 50 feet long.
An unidentified crew member leans against the 5" gun and port.