USS Arizona; Turrets #3 and 4, 2/25/1942

File Unit: USS ARIZONA # 3, 12/1941 – 1946Series: Salvage Photographs, 12/1941 – 1946Record Group 181: Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments, 1784 – 2000

This is one of a collection of photographs of salvage operations at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard taken during the period following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  The USS Arizona was one of only two ships that were not refloated and salvaged following the attack.  Her wreck remains at the bottom of Pearl Harbor as part of a memorial to those killed during the attack.

More photos of Pearl Harbor salvage operations in the @usnatarchives online Catalog.

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