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U.S.S. West Virginia BB 48

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U.S.S. Tennessee, U.S.S. West Virginia  BB 48 and U.S.S. Oklahoma  BB 37
  • Photograph taken 12/10/1941
  • Caption: [typed on back] "Tennessee, West Virginia and U.S.S. Oklahoma (right to left). Tennessee and West Virginia from Port Bow, Starboard bilge to keel aft of Oklahoma in right foreground."
  • Cat. #WVa01
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 12/12/1941
  • Caption: [typed on back] "U.S.S. West Virginia -- 3/4 rear view showing general damage."
  • "U.S.S. West Virginia [left], U.S.S. Tennessee [right]"
  • Cat. #WVa02
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Caption: [written on back] "West Virginia."
  • Cat. #WVa03
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 12/12/1941
  • Caption: [typed on back] "U.S.S. West Virginia -- showing collapsed gun deck."
  • Cat. #WVa04
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 1/5/1942
  • Caption: [typed on back] "View of West Virginia showing effect of bomb and fire damage."
  • Cat. #WVa05
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated March/April 1942
  • Caption: [written on back] "West Virginia March/April '42. Lowering patches?"
  • Cat. #WVa06
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 3/16/1942
  • Caption: [on image] "U.S.S. West Virginia 3-16-42. 'A' Braces for Patch Frames 43-52 Port Side."
  • Cat. #WVa07
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 4/24/1942
  • Caption: [on image] "U.S.S. West Virginia 4-24-42. Lowering patch into position. Frames 73-76."
  • Cat. #WVa08
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 4/24/1942
  • Caption: [on image] "U.S.S. West Virginia 4-24-42. Patch in vertical position for lowering. Bolts on forward edge for securing in place."
  • Cat. #WVa09
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph.
  • Cat. #WVa10
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph of U.S.S. West Virginia.
  • Cat. #WVa11
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 5/5/1942
  • Caption: [on image] "U.S.S. West Virginia 5-5-42. Short Patch Port Side."
  • Cat. #WVa12
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 6/9/1942
  • Caption: [on image] "U.S.S. West Virginia Enroute to No. 1 Drydock."
  • Cat. #WVa13
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Caption: [written on back] "U.S.S. West Virginia headed for drydock."
  • Cat. #WVa14
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph of U.S.S. West Virginia.
  • Cat. #WVa15
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph of U.S.S. West Virginia.
  • Cat. #WVa16
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph of U.S.S. West Virginia.
  • Cat. #WVa17
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph of U.S.S. West Virginia in drydock.
  • Cat. #WVa18
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph of U.S.S. West Virginia in drydock.
  • Cat. #WVa19
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 6/11/1942
  • Caption: [written on back] "U.S.S. West Virginia 11 June 42. Port side looking forward at about Frame 96. Removing patch?"
  • Cat. #WVa20
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph of U.S.S. West Virginia in drydock.
  • Cat. #WVa21
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph of U.S.S. West Virginia in drydock.
  • Cat. #WVa22
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Caption: [written on back] "U.S.S. West Virginia -- removing concrete patches."
  • Cat. #WVa23
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USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 6/11/1942
  • Caption: [typed in border on front] "West Virginia. 11 June 1942, 1750-42. General view looking aft along the port side. The central portion of each patch has been removed. The patches extend from frames 43 TC 52 and from frame 61 to frame 96."
  • Cat. #WVa24
USS West Virgini  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph
  • Cat. #WVa25
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph
  • Cat. #WVa26
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 6/15/1942
  • Caption: [typed in border on front] "U.S.S. West Virginia. View looking aft at an angle of 45 degrees with the center line of the ship. Shows main, upper and superstructure decks being cut away in way of wreckage."
  • Cat. #WVa27a
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph
  • Cat. #WVa27b
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph
  • Cat. #WVa28
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 6/16/1942
  • Caption: [typed in border on front]: "U.S.S. West Virginia. View from aloft off the port beam. Note that the king-post of the port boat crane has been removed."
  • Cat. #WVa29
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph
  • Cat. #WVa30
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph dated 6/16/1942
  • Caption: [written on back] "U.S.S. West Virginia in drydock #1."
  • Cat. #WVa31a
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph
  • Cat. #WVa31b
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Caption: [written on back] "West Virginia"
  • Cat. #WVa32
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph
  • Cat. #WVa33
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph
  • Cat. #WVa34
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph
  • Cat. #WVa35
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Uncaptioned photograph
  • Cat. #WVa36
USS West Virginia  BB 48
  • Photograph not dated
  • Caption: [written on back] "U.S.S. West Virginia headed for Bremerton."
  • Cat. #WVa37

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