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NH 115897 USS ARIZONA Memorial, at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. July 1962

USS ARIZONA Memorial, at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. July 1962
Title: USS ARIZONA Memorial, at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. July 1962
Caption: USS ARIZONA Memorial, at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. July, 1962. The memorial is an enclosed bridge that transversely spans the hull of USS ARIZONA (BB-39). The ship was sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The memorial is 185' long and varies in width from 27' at the center to 36' at the ends. Its height is 14' at the center and 21' at the ends. The memorial encloses an assembly area large enough to hold 200 people. It also includes a Carillon and a Shrine. The shrine has a marble wall on which are inscribed the names of all those killed on board the ship. Visitors reach the memorial by boat.
Description: Memorials and Monuments
Catalog #: NH 115897
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Com 14 N.D.
After this Year: 1960
Before this Year: 1969
Original Medium: BW Photo
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