Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 45463 Salvage of USS Nevada (BB-36)

Photo #: NH 45463  Salvage of USS Nevada (BB-36), 1941-42
Description: Large patch fabricated by the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard to temporarily seal torpedo damage inflicted on Nevada's port side during the Japanese attack of 7 December 1941. Photographed when the patch was completed in early January 1942. After unsuccessful attempts to attach this patch to the ship and attain a watertight seal, it was removed before Nevada drydocked on 18 February 1942. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 45463
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