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Photo(s) dated 26 Dec 1918
Aerial photo looking straight down on the seaplane hangars and ramps at Luke Field on Ford Island in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec 26, 1918.
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Plan of the western end of Fort Kamehameha at the entrance to Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, 19 Jan 1922.
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Ford Island in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii looking East.  The Army’s Luke Field facilities are at left and the Navy’s Air Station at right, Mar 25, 1925.
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Aircraft carrier USS Langley (Langley-class) alongside Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, 4 May 1925.
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20 R-class submarines of US Navy Submarine Divisions 9 and 14 at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 12 Dec 1930. Note the repair piers and floating crane YD-25 in the distance.
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Aerial view of Fort Kamehameha at the entrance to Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, 2 Nov 1932.
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Louisville, Salt Lake City, Northampton, and Chicago turning in formation with three other Scouting Force heavy cruisers to create a slick for landing seaplanes, off Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 31 Jan 1933
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Seven cruisers at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 2 Feb 1933. Clockwise from left are Augusta, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Louisville, Pensacola, unidentified destroyer, Fox, Kane (on marine railway), Northampton, and Chester.
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Battleship USS West Virginia entering Pearl Harbor and turning at Hospital Point, 26 May 1935. Note the radio towers on Hospital Point. Page 2 of 2.
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Survivors of the British Motor Ship Silver Larch posed with Louisville
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Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Ford Island Naval Air Station, Oahu, Hawaii, May 2, 1940.
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Aerial view of Hickam Field looking toward Honolulu, Hawaii, 3 May 1940. The Pearl Harbor entrance channel is along the bottom of the photo and the Submarine Base can be seen at the upper left.Aerial view of Ford Island and Pearl Harbor’s East Loch anchorage, 3 May 1940. Note 8 battleships along Battleship Row and 2 more across the channel at the 1010 Dock. Note also carrier Yorktown (Yorktown-class).
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The Gantry Crane over the Pearl Harbor drydocks under construction, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 20 Jun 1940.
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Floating Drydock YFD-2 arriving in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 23 Aug 1940. Note that it is still painted with markings from the Naval Station at New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
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Aerial view of Ford Island in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 7 Jan 1941. Note the Pearl Harbor Naval Operating Base in the foreground and the carrier USS Lexington (Lexington-class) on the far side of Ford Island.
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Straight down aerial view of the Pearl Harbor submarine base, 22 Aug 1941. The large C-shaped building is Fleet Headquarters where Admiral Kimmel’s office was. Note some of the fuel storage tanks are camouflage painted
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22,500 feet above Hickam Field, Oahu, Hawaii and Pearl Harbor’s Main Entrance Channel at left, Sep 21, 1941.
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Straight down aerial view of Hickham Army Air Field, 1 Oct 1941.
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Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, Oct 10, 1941. Carrier Enterprise and Repair Ship Curtiss are moored alonfside Ford Island on the right of the photograph.
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Shipyard Repair Basins at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Oct 13, 1941.Southeast Loch of Peal Harbor Naval Base, Oahu, Hawaii, Oct 13 1941. The Submarine Base finger piers (right), Supply Depot (center), last 2 berths of Battleship Row (upper left), and East Loch anchorage (upper right).Aerial view of the Pearl Harbor Submarine Piers at Merry Point, 13 Oct 1941. Also pictured is the U-shaped Headquarters Building for the Pacific Fleet and a tank farm at right. Note one tank painted as a building.Aerial view of the Pearl Harbor Submarine Base with the supply depot on the Kuahua Peninsula in upper center, 13 Oct 1941. Note the building in the lower left with a roof painted to resemble two smaller buildings.
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Aerial view of the coaling facilities in the entrance channel of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 16 Oct 1941. The coaling station was the US Navy’s first use of Pearl Harbor beginning in 1903.Straight down aerial view of the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard and drydocks, 16 Oct 1941. There are two battleships at the Navy Yard piers. Note Drydock #2 still under construction.
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Overhead view of Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Oahu, Hawaii, 30 Oct 1941, 5 weeks before the attack. Photo 1 of 2.Overhead view of Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Oahu, Hawaii, 30 Oct 1941, 5 weeks before the attack. Photo 2 of 2.
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Members of the dance band from the USS Arizona during the Battle of Music semifinal at Bloch Arena, Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 22 Nov 1941.
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A damaged Zero fighter left a trail of smoke above Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941Wrecks of destroyers Downes and Cassin in Drydock One at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 7 Dec 1941 about 1400, photo 1 of 5; note Pennsylvania in the rear, Helena in distance, Oklahoma and Maryland in far backgroundJapanese pilot view of US battleships and Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941Stern view of USS California listing to port, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941
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Destroyer Shaw with its bow blown away still floats in the now sunken Floating Drydock YFD-2 in Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, Dec 8, 1941. USS Curtiss is on the left and Battleship Row in the distance.USS Oglala capsized at the 1010 Dock, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, Dec 8, 1941. USS Argonne is on the left beyond the dock and Floating Crane YD-25 on the right.Cruiser USS Northampton arriving at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii the day after the attack, 8 Dec 1941. Note her false bow wave camouflage. Photo 2 of 2.Cruiser USS Northampton arriving at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii the day after the attack, 8 Dec 1941. Note her false bow wave camouflage. Photo 1 of 2.
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Minelayer USS Oglala remains capsized and sunk at Pearl Harbor’s Ten-Ten Dock after being torpedoed in the 7 Dec 1941 Japanese air attack. 9 Dec 1941 photo. Note the fires are out on Battleship Row.
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Wreckage of USS Arizona, 10 Dec 1941. Photo 1 of 3Aerial view of Wing of Japanese Type 97 torpedo bomber of Kaga that crashed at Naval Hospital, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States during the 7 Dec 1941 raid; note rising sun insignia taken by souvenir huntersMinelayer USS Ogala capsized at Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, Dec 1941; note overturned Oklahoma upright Maryland in background
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Cruiser Honolulu drydocked for damage suffered during Pearl Harbor attack, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 13 Dec 1941, photo 1 of 2Cruiser Honolulu drydocked for damage suffered during Pearl Harbor attack, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 13 Dec 1941, photo 2 of 2
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Pearl Harbor chart found in Japanese submarine Ha-19
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The capsized minelayer USS Oglala still tied to the dock after being sunk in the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, mid-Dec 1941 photo. Note the checkerboard paint scheme of the harbor ferry Nihoa.
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Wreckage of USS Arizona, 10 Dec 1941. Photo 2 of 3
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Japanese Type A-class midget submarine I-22tou which was sunk by destroyer Monaghan inside Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States during the Japanese attack, Dec 1941Nimitz having just presented Navy Cross award to Ensign Fisler aboard USS Grayling, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 31 Dec 1941; Admiral Kimmel at rightAdmiral Nimitz presenting the Navy Cross award to Aviation MachinistAdmiral Nimitz addressing officers immediately after assuming command of Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 31 Dec 1941; Admiral Kimmel at right
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  • American carrier USS Lexington was ordered to sail south to cover the return of carriers USS Enterprise and USS Yorktown from their Marshall and Gilbert Islands raid. To that end, she set sail for Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii with Task Force 11. ww2dbase [Lexington (Lexington-class) | Pearl Harbor, Oahu | CPC]
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Flag officers aboard USS Enterprise being welcomed back to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii 5 Feb 1942 after the Marshalls-Gilberts Raids. VAdm William Halsey (center) with RAdm’s Aubrey Fitch and Raymond Spruance at each end.
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Shaw underway in Pearl Harbor with a temporary stub bow, 8 Feb 1942; note SOC floatplane taxiing nearby
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Badly damaged USS Arizona foremast structure, bridge, and top of turret number 2 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 17 Feb 1942. Note floating crane YD-25 at leftBattleship USS Nevada refloated after being sunk on 7 Dec 1941 and ready to be moved to a drydock, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 17 Feb 1942.
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Battleship USS Nevada entering Pearl Harbor’s Drydock No. 2, 18 Feb 1942. Photo 1 of 2.Battleship USS Nevada entering Pearl Harbor’s Drydock No. 2, 18 Feb 1942. Photo 2 of 2.
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Salvage work continuing on the sunken battleship USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 25 Feb 1942. Note Arizona’s two after main turrets being pumped out and disassembled.
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Hornet at Pearl Harbor, escorted by PT-28 and PT-29, 30 Apr 1942
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Hornet at Pearl Harbor, 26 May 1942Enterprise entering Pearl harbor, 26 May 1942, following the Battle of Coral Sea and shortly before the Battle of Midway.Vincennes at Pearl Harbor, preparing to depart for Battle of Midway, 26-28 May 1942; note SOC floatplane in foreground
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Yorktown arrived at Pearl Harbor after the Battle of Coral Sea, 27 May 1942, with her crew paraded in whites on the flight deckAstoria arriving at Pearl Harbor with Task Force 17, 27 May 1942Doris Miller wearing the the Navy Cross medal, having just been awarded from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onbard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942Doris Miller receiving the Navy Cross award from Admiral Chester Nimitz, onboard carrier Enterprise, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 27 May 1942; photo 1 of 2
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Yorktown in Dry Dock #1 of the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 29 May 1942
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USS Saratoga arriving at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 6 Jun 1942
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VT-8 survivor Ensign George Gay at Pearl Harbor Naval Hospital, 7 Jun 1942
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Cruiser USS Portland entering Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 13 Jun 1942. Note the SOC Seagull scout plane on Portland
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US Navy Adms R. English & C. Nimitz at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States as USS Trout returned with 2 POWs from the sunken Japanese cruiser Mikuma, 14 Jun 1942
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Rear Admiral David Bagley, Commander Hawaiian Sea Frontier; Admiral Chester Nimitz; Army Major General Delos Emmons, Military Governor of Hawaii; and Rear Admiral Aubrey Fitch aboard USS Saratoga, 16 Jun 1942.
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USS Enterprise berthed on the north side of Ford Island in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 12 Jul 1942. Note the submarine nets, the F4F Wildcat on an aircraft barge alongside, and the camouflaged buildings on the island.
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Aerial view of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, US Territory of Hawaii, 28 Jul 1942Aerial view of drydocks at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 28 Jul 1942. By this time the drydock facilities had doubled since the air attack. Note that, unlike in 1941, the drydocks are protected with anti-torpedo booms.
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Aerial view of Ford Island from over Pearl City Peninsula looking toward Diamond Head in the distance, 1 Aug 1942. Escort carrier USS Long Island and Yorktown-class carrier USS Hornet are moored to Ford Island.
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The submarine USS Nautilus approaching the pier at the submarine base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 25 Aug 1942.
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The submarine USS Argonaut approaching the pier at the submarine base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 26 Aug 1942.
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  • USS Permit arrived at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, ending her sixth war patrol. ww2dbase [Permit | Pearl Harbor, Oahu | CPC]
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Battleship USS West Virginia leaving Drydock #1, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 9 Sep 1942 following preliminary repairs of damage sustained in the Japanese attack. Note the mast and portions of the upper hull have been removed.
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BirdSide view of a twin 40mm Bofors mount aboard USS North Carolina while the ship was at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 15 Nov 1942
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San Francisco at Pearl Harbor, 4 Dec 1942
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HMS Victorious moored at Berth F-10, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, Mar 4, 1943. The carrier was undergoing modifications for service during the period she was on loan to the US Fleet. Photo 1 of 2.HMS Victorious moored at Berth F-10, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, Mar 4, 1943. The carrier was undergoing modifications for service during the period she was on loan to the US Fleet. Photo 2 of 2.
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Righting Oklahoma during her salvage at Pearl Harbor, 8 Mar 1943
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Overhead view of the progress of the salvage work on the sunken battleship USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 21 Mar 1943, a year and a half after the attack. Note flag flying from staff amidships.
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The battleship USS Oklahoma, capsized in the Pearl Harbor Attack on 7 Dec 1941, is righted to about 30-degrees during her salvage work, 29 Mar 1943. Photo 1 of 2.The battleship USS Oklahoma, capsized in the Pearl Harbor Attack on 7 Dec 1941, is righted to about 30-degrees during her salvage work, 29 Mar 1943. Photo 2 of 2.
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USS Minneapolis at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii after being fitted with a new bow, 11 Apr 1943, photo 1 of 2USS Minneapolis at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii after being fitted with a new bow, 11 Apr 1943, photo 2 of 2
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Battleship USS West Virginia, sunk in the Pearl Harbor Attack 7 Dec 1941 and then given temporary repairs at Pearl Harbor, is about to leave Hawaii for further repairs in the United States, 30 Apr 1943. Photo 3 of 3.Battleship USS West Virginia, sunk in the Pearl Harbor Attack 7 Dec 1941 and then given temporary repairs at Pearl Harbor, is about to leave Hawaii for further repairs in the United States, 30 Apr 1943. Photo 1 of 3.Battleship USS West Virginia, sunk in the Pearl Harbor Attack 7 Dec 1941 and then given temporary repairs at Pearl Harbor, is about to leave Hawaii for further repairs in the United States, 30 Apr 1943. Photo 2 of 3.
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Aerial view straight down onto Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, 18 Aug 1943.
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  • USS Permit arrived at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, ending her tenth war patrol. ww2dbase [Permit | Pearl Harbor, Oahu | CPC]
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Early model Mark XIII torpedo after bodies (motors & guidance) on the deck of escort carrier USS Copahee upon delivery to Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 29 Oct 1943.
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Cruisers USS Salt Lake City, Pensacola, and New Orleans nested together at Pearl Harbor in Berth B-3, 30 Oct 1943. Note the radar antennae, gun directors and eight-inch guns on these three heavy cruisers.
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  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) departed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in company with the Fast Carrier Forces to participate in her first major assault operation, the occupation of certain of the Gilbert Islands. ww2dbase [J. J. Clark | Yorktown (Essex-class) | Pearl Harbor, Oahu | DS]
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At Nimitz’ headquarters in Pearl Harbor are VAdm William Calhoun, VAdm John Towers, Adm Chester Nimitz, Adm Robert Ghormley, and VAdm Aubrey Fitch, 14 Nov 1943. All but Nimitz were classmates at the Naval Academy.
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Aerial view of shipping in the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard repair basin with Ford Island beyond, 12 Dec 1943. Note the camouflage patterns painted on the roofs of the buildings.Aerial view of shipping in the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard dry docks, 12 Dec 1943. Note USS Lexington (Essex-class) in the new Drydock No. 4 at the top of the photo.
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Rear Admiral Richmond Turner congratulating US Marine Corps Private First Class Carl Emanuel Magnuson after Magnuson had just received a Purple Heart medal, aboard a hospital ship at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 17 Dec 1943All three battleships of the New Mexico-class, USS Idaho, USS New Mexico, and USS Mississippi, moored abreast at Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii, 17 Dec 1943
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Ships at Pearl Harbor’s repair piers, 16 Jan 1944. Note the camouflage paint on the buildings.
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Battleship Indiana at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 13 Feb 1944, photo 1 of 4; note damage from collision with WashingtonBattleship Indiana at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 13 Feb 1944, photo 2 of 4; note damage from collision with WashingtonBattleship Indiana at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 13 Feb 1944, photo 3 of 4; note damage from collision with WashingtonBattleship Indiana at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 13 Feb 1944, photo 4 of 4; note damage from collision with Washington
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A sailor sitting in the starboard steering gear ram room of the USS Intrepid seen through a torpedo hole in the hull 15 feet below the waterline, taken as the water receded in Pearl Harbor Drydock #1, 26 Feb 1944.Looking up into a torpedo hole in the USS Intrepid hull 15 feet below the waterline near the starboard rudder, taken in Pearl Harbor Drydock #1, 26 Feb 1944. The damage was done 17 Feb 1944 off Truk.Damage to USS Intrepid’s starboard rudder being examined in Pearl Harbor Drydock #1, 26 Feb 1944. The damage was done by an aerial torpedo on 17 Feb 1944 off Truk.
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Essex-class Aircraft carrier USS Hornet gliding into Berth F-9 on the northwest corner of Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, 4 Mar 1944. Note SB2C Helldivers on the flight deck and Measure 33, Design 3a paint.
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Fully laden United States Navy LSTs burning furiously while other ships flee in Pearl Harbor’s West Loch after massive chain-reaction explosions in what became known as the West Loch Disaster, 21 May 1944.
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Tugs and other craft tried to put out fires on LST-480 resulted from an explosion from the previous day, Pearl Harbor, 22 May 1944US Coast Guard vessel Woodbine fighting a fire on the stern of a destroyed LST which exploded the previous day, West Loch, Pearl Harbor, 22 May 1944
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LST-480 burning in West Loch, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 23 May 1944 two days after the West Loch explosion that sank six LSTs. The chain-reaction explosion started on LST-39 whose wreckage is visible off LST-480’s bow.
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USS Yorktown (Essex-class) in the channel leaving Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 29 May 1944.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) in the channel leaving Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 29 May 1944.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) in the channel leaving Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 29 May 1944.USS Yorktown (Essex-class) in the channel leaving Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 29 May 1944.
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P-47D Thunderbolts of the 318th Fighter Group are loaded onto Escort Carrier USS Natoma Bay, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, June 1, 1944. The Fighter Group was on its way to Saipan, Marianas. Note USS Manila Bay with the rest of the Fighter Group’s Thunderbolts.
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Battleship USS Maryland entering Drydock No. 2 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii 11 Jul 1944 for repairs to her bow caused by an aerial torpedo that struck the ship while at anchor in Saipan Harbor, Mariana Islands 22 Jun 1944.
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MacArthur, Roosevelt, and Nimitz aboard USS Baltimore, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 26 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 3MacArthur, Roosevelt, and Nimitz aboard USS Baltimore, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 26 Jul 1944, photo 2 of 3MacArthur, Roosevelt, and Nimitz aboard USS Baltimore, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 26 Jul 1944, photo 3 of 3
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USS Enterprise in her new Measure 33-4Ab paint scheme leaving Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for exercises, 4 Aug 1944. Photo 1 of 4.USS Enterprise in her new Measure 33-4Ab paint scheme leaving Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for exercises, 4 Aug 1944. Photo 2 of 4.USS Enterprise in her new Measure 33-4Ab paint scheme leaving Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for exercises, 4 Aug 1944. Photo 3 of 4.USS Enterprise in her new Measure 33-4Ab paint scheme leaving Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for exercises, 4 Aug 1944. Photo 4 of 4.
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Ford Island Naval Air Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii during the build-up before the Leyte Gulf landings with over 1,000 aircraft visible on the islands with more arriving on transport carriers, Sep 5, 1944.
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USS Charr underway from New London, Connecticut, United States to Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Nov 1944
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  • USS Permit arrived at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, ending her fourtheenth war patrol. ww2dbase [Permit | Pearl Harbor, Oahu | CPC]
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United States battleship USS Wisconsin at the Pearl Harbor Naval Base tying up alongside the hulk of the battleship Oklahoma, which had been decommissioned just two months earlier, 11 Nov 1944.
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Gantry Crane spanning the Pearl Harbor drydocks, 20 Feb 1945 (the crane was built in 1940).
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Liberty parties returning from Honolulu board LCVPs in Pearl Harbor to return to their ships, 9 May 1945. The LCVPs are from attack transports USS Hyde, USS Colusa, and USS Effingham.
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Captured MXY7 Ohka aircraft on display at Hickam Field, Oahu, Hawaii, 18 Jun 1945.
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USS Flying Fish and other submarines en route to Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 1-4 Jul 1945
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US Navy WAVES Captain Mildred McAfee listening to Storekeeper 2nd Class Dorothy Oates, Naval Air Station Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 4 Jul 1945Two of HydemanThree of HydemanFour of Hydeman
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View of conning tower of USS Flying Fish, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, Jul 1945
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USS Cero at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, circa 30 Jul 1945
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USS Gar arriving Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 19 Aug 1945. Note the exceptionally long commissioning pennant with balloon known as a "Going Home" pennant that was common when heading home after the war
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USS Manta arriving at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 10 Sep 1945USS Manta at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 10 Sep 1945, photo 1 of 2USS Manta at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 10 Sep 1945, photo 2 of 2USS Alabama departing Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 10 Sep 1945
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Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz presenting Admiral William Halsey with a gold star in lieu of a fourth award of the Navy Distinguished Service Medal aboard USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, 28 Sep 1945.
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Annex A of the interrogation of Mitsuo Fuchida, 10 Oct 1945; Pearl Harbor attack map
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  • USS Menhaden became Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz's flagship at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii. ww2dbase [Menhaden | Pearl Harbor, Oahu | CPC]
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Aerial view of the Pearl Harbor repair basin with Ford Island beyond, Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 16 to 23 Jan 1946USS Bennington alongside Ford Island at Berth F-2 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 23 Jan 1946. Note her freshly painted peacetime white deck markings and camouflage paint on some of the Ford Island buildings.
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Hawaii
14 May 1946

Photo(s) dated 14 May 1946
Mugford at Pearl Harbor while being prepared for use as a target for the Operation Crossroads atomic bomb tests, 14 May 1946, photo 1 of 2Mugford at Pearl Harbor while being prepared for use as a target for the Operation Crossroads atomic bomb tests, 14 May 1946, photo 2 of 2
26 Jun 1946

Hawaii
7 Sep 1946

Hawaii
12 Sep 1946

Hawaii
9 Nov 1946

Hawaii
4 Sep 1947

Hawaii
4 Jul 1950

Photo(s) dated 4 Jul 1950
Marine Lt Gen Lem Shepherd (seated) with Col Chesty Puller and Mrs. Virginia Puller at a 4th of July barbecue at the Marine barracks, TH Hawaii, July 4 1950.
4 Aug 1951

Photo(s) dated 4 Aug 1951
Ford Island, Pearl Harbor shipyard, and Hickam Field, Oahu, Hawaii post-war, Aug 4, 1951. Note oil slick streaming from the sunken Arizona, upper left.
2 Oct 1951

Photo(s) dated 2 Oct 1951
Pearl Harbor’s Main Entrance Channel, Ford Island, and the Naval Shipyard, Oahu, Hawaii, Oct 2, 1951.
28 Oct 1952

Photo(s) dated 28 Oct 1952
USS Iowa entering Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii with her rails manned as she prepares to pass the sunken USS Arizona, 28 Oct 1952
1 Jul 1959

Photo(s) dated 1 Jul 1959
USS Saint Paul off Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, 1 Jul 1959
14 Jul 1960

Photo(s) dated 14 Jul 1960
USS Current at Pearl HarborUSS Current alongside Pearl Harbor Salvage Dock as Floating Crane YD-121 lifts a Japanese Type A Kō-hyōteki-class midget submarine used in the Pearl Harbor Attack salvaged from Oahu’s Keehi Lagoon, 14 Jul 1960.
19 Mar 1964

Photo(s) dated 19 Mar 1964
Preston arriving at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States, 19 Mar 1964
5 Jan 1978

Photo(s) dated 5 Jan 1978
The 200-ton Hammerhead Crane fixed to Berth B-12 at the Repair Basins of the Naval Operating Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 5 Jan 1978. This crane was in use from 1935 and removed in 1986.
31 Mar 1992

Photo(s) dated 31 Mar 1992
Brass marker affixed to the Verandah Deck of the USS Missouri on the spot where the Japanese surrender was signed 2 Sept 1945. This is at least the third marker used and is now on the Missouri museum ship in Pearl Harbor

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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