Photo #: 80-G-314220
USS West Virginia (BB-48)
In floating drydock ABSD-1, off Aessi Island, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, on 13 November 1944. The battleship was docked for upkeep and repair to propellers damaged when she touched ground off Leyte on 21 October.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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15 May 2000