Photo #: NH 50002
Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, (center),
Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet
Observes efforts to right the capsized USS Oglala (CM-4) at Pearl Harbor, where she had been sunk during the 7 December 1941 Japanese air raid.
With him are Rear Admiral William R. Furlong (left), Commandant, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, and Captain Homer N. Wallin (right), who was in charge of the salvage operations.
The photograph was taken in April-May 1942, possibly during the initial righting attempt on 11 April.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
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15 November 2000