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.

Caption   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. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   NH 78940
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Photos on Same Day 11 Nov 1944
Photos at Same Place Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 18 Aug 2017

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
25 Jun 2017 11:22:31 AM

Note the torpedo nets already in place around Wisconsin even before the ship is tied up, also note the Wisconsin decks covered with sailors in Liberty Whites ready to go ashore.

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