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USS West Virginia in floating drydock USS ABSD-1 off Aessi Island, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 13 Nov 1944West Virginia with Mt. Fuji in background, 1945Battleship USS Mississippi bombarding Luzon, Philippines, 8 Jan 1945, during the Lingayen Gulf operation. Battleship USS West Virginia and cruiser HMAS Shropshire are behind Mississippi.Japanese pilot Lieutenant H. Nomura aboard USS West Virginia to help with the navigation of Tokyo Bay, Japan, 31 Aug 1945
USS West Virginia in floating drydock USS ABSD-1 off Aessi Island, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 13 Nov 1944West Virginia with Mt. Fuji in background, 1945Battleship USS Mississippi bombarding Luzon, Philippines, 8 Jan 1945, during the Lingayen Gulf operation. Battleship USS West Virginia and cruiser HMAS Shropshire are behind Mississippi.Japanese pilot Lieutenant H. Nomura aboard USS West Virginia to help with the navigation of Tokyo Bay, Japan, 31 Aug 1945
Bremerton Group of the United States Pacific Reserve Fleet, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington, United States, circa 1948USS Essex, USS Ticonderoga, USS Yorktown, USS Lexington, USS Bunker Hill, and and USS Bon Homme Richard at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Washington, United States, 23 Apr 1948; note several battleships in background at left
Bremerton Group of the United States Pacific Reserve Fleet, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington, United States, circa 1948USS Essex, USS Ticonderoga, USS Yorktown, USS Lexington, USS Bunker Hill, and and USS Bon Homme Richard at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Washington, United States, 23 Apr 1948; note several battleships in background at left

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