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NHF-108 James Forrestal Collection

73 loose scrapbook pages showing Pearl Harbor activities July-August 1942. Donated to the Naval Historical Foundation from the holdings of Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal in 1949, subsequently donated to the Naval History and Heritage Command. Scenes around the Navy Yard, with views of many ships. USS West Virginia (BB-48), USS Long Island (CVE-1), USS Hornet (CV-8), USS San Diego (CL-53), USS California (BB-44), USS Yorktown (CV-5), USS Pennsylvania (BB-38), USS Portland (CA-33), USS Northampton (CA-26), USS Hammondsport (APV-2), USS Pensacola (CA-24), USS Oklahoma (BB-37), USS Republic (AP-31), USS Downes (DD-375), USS Zeilin (APA-3), USS Betelgeuse (AKA-11), USS Growler (SS-215), USS Litchfield (DD-336), USS Aylwin (DD-355), USS Pollack (SS-180), USS Dolphin (SS-169), USS ARD-2, USS Arizona (BB-39), USS Nevada (BB-36), USS Oglala (CM-4), USS Enterprise (CV-6), USS North Carolina (BB-56), USS Ballard (AVD-10), USS Vestal (AR-4), USS Raleigh (CL-7), USS Saratoga (CV-3), USS Cassin (DD-372), USS Shaw (DD-373), USS South Dakota (BB-57), USS Nautilus (SS-168), USS Trout (SS-202), USS Cachalot (SS-170), and Japanese Type A Midget Sub. Pages are extremely fragile. Album disassembled due to preservation issues with covers. Many photos have been assigned NH numbers.
Title: James Forrestal Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # NHF-108.028: Bomb damage to USS California (BB-44), seen on 19 March 1942. Main deck starboard, looking aft, frames 55-65.
Description: 73 loose scrapbook pages showing Pearl Harbor activities July-August 1942. Donated to the Naval Historical Foundation from the holdings of Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal in 1949, subsequently donated to the Naval History and Heritage Command. Scenes around the Navy Yard, with views of many ships. USS West Virginia (BB-48), USS Long Island (CVE-1), USS Hornet (CV-8), USS San Diego (CL-53), USS California (BB-44), USS Yorktown (CV-5), USS Pennsylvania (BB-38), USS Portland (CA-33), USS Northampton (CA-26), USS Hammondsport (APV-2), USS Pensacola (CA-24), USS Oklahoma (BB-37), USS Republic (AP-31), USS Downes (DD-375), USS Zeilin (APA-3), USS Betelgeuse (AKA-11), USS Growler (SS-215), USS Litchfield (DD-336), USS Aylwin (DD-355), USS Pollack (SS-180), USS Dolphin (SS-169), USS ARD-2, USS Arizona (BB-39), USS Nevada (BB-36), USS Oglala (CM-4), USS Enterprise (CV-6), USS North Carolina (BB-56), USS Ballard (AVD-10), USS Vestal (AR-4), USS Raleigh (CL-7), USS Saratoga (CV-3), USS Cassin (DD-372), USS Shaw (DD-373), USS South Dakota (BB-57), USS Nautilus (SS-168), USS Trout (SS-202), USS Cachalot (SS-170), and Japanese Type A Midget Sub. Pages are extremely fragile. Album disassembled due to preservation issues with covers. Many photos have been assigned NH numbers.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-108
Tags: NHHC_Tags:conflicts-and-wars/world-war-ii-wwiiNHHC_Tags:epublishing_tags/secretary_of_thenavyship_types/battleshipNHHC_Tags:conflicts-and-wars/pearl_harbor
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Circa this Year: 1942
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