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80-G-64768 Salvage of USS Nevada (BB-36)

Photo #: 80-G-64768  USS Nevada (BB-36)
Description: Departing Pearl Harbor after temporary repair of bomb and torpedo damage received during the Japanese air raid on 7 December 1941. Photograph is dated 19 April 1942, possibly taken as the ship was leaving Pearl Harbor for a trial run. The Pearl Harbor Navy Yard's work on her was completed on 22 April, after which she steamed to the Puget Sound Navy Yard for permanent repairs and modernization. Note sailors watching, each carrying a gas mask container. Photographed by Ph2c H.S. Fawcett, USN. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-64768
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