USS Mississinewa AO-144
On her way to be De-commisioned in 1976 - via the PANAMA CANAL

Looking South while raising up to Gatun Lake at the Gatun Locks. See the Lock map
It looks like that Anchor winch was still steam powered.  Bruce Kromer 1974-1976

Gatun Lake comes in site. Notice there are double doors in the lock.  Bruce Kromer 1974-1976

Moving through a lock area. Here is where you know this is the Mississinewa.
There is an extra lookout wing on the 04 level, above the pilot house. No other Neosho class had this.  Bruce Kromer 1974-1976

Full view of the Operations Area  Bruce Kromer 1974-1976 
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