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USS Washington under construction, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania, United States, circa late 1938Battleship Washington under construction, Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 6 Jan 1939Launching of battleship Washington, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania, United States, 1 Jun 1940, photo 1 of 2Launching of battleship Washington, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania, United States, 1 Jun 1940, photo 2 of 2
USS Washington under construction, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania, United States, circa late 1938Battleship Washington under construction, Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 6 Jan 1939Launching of battleship Washington, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania, United States, 1 Jun 1940, photo 1 of 2Launching of battleship Washington, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania, United States, 1 Jun 1940, photo 2 of 2
One of battleship WashingtonUSS Washington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 29 May 1941Washington off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 29 May 1941Lee aboard USS Washington, circa 1942-1943
One of battleship Washington's turrets being installed, 1940-1941USS Washington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 29 May 1941Washington off the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 29 May 1941Lee aboard USS Washington, circa 1942-1943
USS Wasp and USS Washington at Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 4 Apr 1942USS Washington underway in the Atlantic Ocean, 22 Apr 1942King George VI inspecting battleship USS Washington at Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 7 Jun 1942; note OS2U Kingfisher float plane on catapultClose up view of the tower foremast of USS Washington, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 18 Aug 1942
USS Wasp and USS Washington at Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 4 Apr 1942USS Washington underway in the Atlantic Ocean, 22 Apr 1942King George VI inspecting battleship USS Washington at Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 7 Jun 1942; note OS2U Kingfisher float plane on catapultClose up view of the tower foremast of USS Washington, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 18 Aug 1942
View of stern of USS Washington, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 18 Aug 1942USS Washington off New York, New York, United States, 21 Aug 1942; note OS2U floatplane asternUSS Washington firing her primary guns at Kirishima, off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, night of 14-15 Nov 1942SBD-3 Dauntless, F4F-4 Wildcat, and TBF-1 Avenger aircraft aboard USS Enterprise, northeast of Nouméa, New Caledonia, 2 May 1943; note USS Washington in background
View of stern of USS Washington, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 18 Aug 1942USS Washington off New York, New York, United States, 21 Aug 1942; note OS2U floatplane asternUSS Washington firing her primary guns at Kirishima, off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, night of 14-15 Nov 1942SBD-3 Dauntless, F4F-4 Wildcat, and TBF-1 Avenger aircraft aboard USS Enterprise, northeast of Nouméa, New Caledonia, 2 May 1943; note USS Washington in background
USS Washington underway off Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, mid-1943; photo taken from USS YorktownSBD-5 Dauntless aircraft flying over USS Washington and USS Lexington in the Pacific Ocean en route toward the Gilbert Islands, 12 Nov 1943View over the bow of USS Washington during Gilbert Islands campaign, Dec 1943Battleship Washington alongside AR-4 Vestal for initial repairs after colliding with battleship Indiana, 1 Feb 1944
USS Washington underway off Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, mid-1943; photo taken from USS YorktownSBD-5 Dauntless aircraft flying over USS Washington and USS Lexington in the Pacific Ocean en route toward the Gilbert Islands, 12 Nov 1943View over the bow of USS Washington during Gilbert Islands campaign, Dec 1943Battleship Washington alongside AR-4 Vestal for initial repairs after colliding with battleship Indiana, 1 Feb 1944

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