Pearl Harbor Raid, 7 December 1941
USS Nevada during the Pearl Harbor Attack (Part II)



This page features additional views of USS Nevada on 7 December 1941 and during the following days.

Other images of USS Nevada during and shortly after the Japanese raid

  • USS Nevada during the Pearl Harbor Attack


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    Photo #: 80-G-19940

    Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941


    USS Nevada (BB-36) beached and burning after being hit forward by Japanese bombs and torpedoes. Her pilothouse area is discolored by fires in that vicinity.
    The harbor tug Hoga (YT-146) is alongside Nevada's port bow, helping to fight fires on the battleship's forecastle.
    Note channel marker bouy against Nevada's starboard side.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives Collection.

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    Photo #: 80-G-33020

    Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941


    USS Nevada (BB-36) aground and burning off Waipio Point, after the end of the Japanese air raid. Ships assisting her, at right, are the harbor tug Hoga (YT-146) and USS Avocet (AVP-4).

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives Collection.

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    Photo #: NH 64484

    Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941


    Damage to the forecastle deck of USS Nevada (BB-36), caused by the explosion of a Japanese bomb below decks. Gun barrels of the battleship's forward 14"/45 triple turret are in the background.
    Photographed on 12 December 1941 from on board USS Rail (AM-26), which was tied up alongside Nevada's starboard bow, assisting with salvage efforts.
    Note officer in center, wearing a .45 caliber pistol.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, NHHC Collection.

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    Photo #: NH 50104

    USS Nevada (BB-36)


    View on deck looking aft toward the forward 14"/45 gun turrets and superstructure, showing bomb damage received during the Pearl Harbor attack on 7 December 1941.
    Photographed was taken five days later, on 12 December.

    Collection of Vice Admiral Homer N. Wallin, USN.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, NHHC Collection.

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    Photo #: NH 84003

    USS Nevada (BB-36)


    Hole in the ship's port side caused by a Japanese Type 91 aerial torpedo that hit her during the 7 December 1941 air raid. Photographed on 19 February 1942, in Pearl Harbor Navy Yard's Drydock Number Two. The view runs from about Frame 37 at left to about Frame 44 at right.
    The battleship's side armor is visible inside the hole's upper section.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Collection of The Honorable James V. Forrestal.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, NHHC Collection.

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    Photo #: NH 64306

    USS Nevada (BB-36)


    Hole in the ship's port side, between about Frame 38 and Frame 46, caused by a Japanese Type 91 aerial torpedo that hit her during the 7 December 1941 air raid. Photographed on about 19 February 1942, in Pearl Harbor Navy Yard's Drydock Number Two.
    The battleship's side armor is visible inside the hole's upper section.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, NHHC Collection.

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