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USS West Virginia (BB-48) and USS Tennessee (BB-43) after Pearl Harbor Raid

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Small craft move to assist USS West Virginia (BB-48). USS Tennessee (BB-43) is alongside. West Virginia has a slight list from two bombs and at least seven torpedoes along her port side. Additionally, a bomb penetrated the 4-inch (10.1-centimeter) armor of Turret Three. The Vought OS2U Kingfishers on top of Turret Three caught on fire, and there were flames all around the turret top. Note the wreckage atop Turret Three.
Image Filename wwii1369.jpg
Image Size 2.45 MB
Image Dimensions 2932 x 2344
Photographer Unknown
Photographer Title
Caption Author Jason McDonald
Date Photographed December 07, 1941
Location Battleship Row, Off Ford Island
City Pearl Harbor
State or Province Hawaii
Country United States of America
Archive National Archives and Records Administration
Record Number NRHS-21-DCHIHIHC-HC298-298REXH14(1)
Status Caption ©2009, ©2024 MFA Productions LLC
Image in the Public Domain

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