Photo #: NH 50777
Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN (center)
Shakes hands with assembled officers on pierside at the Pearl Harbor Submarine Base, following ceremonies in which he took command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, 31 December 1941.
Senior officers are in the left and left center, conversing and exchanging salutes.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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4 December 2000