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Keel laying of battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1 Feb 1940Riveters working on battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1940-1942Ship fitters working on battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1940-1942Battleship Alabama under construction, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1941-1942
Keel laying of battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1 Feb 1940Riveters working on battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1940-1942Ship fitters working on battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1940-1942Battleship Alabama under construction, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1941-1942
Battleship Alabama being prepared for launching, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 15 Feb 1942Battleship Alabama just after launch, Norfolk Naval Shipayrd, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942, photo 1 of 2Battleship Alabama just after launch, Norfolk Naval Shipayrd, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942, photo 2 of 2Henrietta McCormick Hill, wife of Alabama senator Lister Hill, christening battleship Alabama at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942
Battleship Alabama being prepared for launching, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 15 Feb 1942Battleship Alabama just after launch, Norfolk Naval Shipayrd, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942, photo 1 of 2Battleship Alabama just after launch, Norfolk Naval Shipayrd, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942, photo 2 of 2Henrietta McCormick Hill, wife of Alabama senator Lister Hill, christening battleship Alabama at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942
Launching of battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942Launching schedule for battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942USS Alabama at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, Feb-Aug 1942; note Crane Ship No. 1, former battleship Kearsage, servicing AlabamaUSS Alabama underway in Chesapeake Bay, United States, 30 Nov 1942
Launching of battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942Launching schedule for battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942USS Alabama at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, Feb-Aug 1942; note Crane Ship No. 1, former battleship Kearsage, servicing AlabamaUSS Alabama underway in Chesapeake Bay, United States, 30 Nov 1942
Close up view of the left gun of the after turret aboard USS Alabama during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942Close up view of USS AlabamaUSS Alabama during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942USS Alabama during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942
Close up view of the left gun of the after turret aboard USS Alabama during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942Close up view of USS Alabama's superstructure, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942USS Alabama during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942USS Alabama during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942
USS Alabama during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942USS Alabama during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942USS Alabama during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942View of USS Alabama from the fantail during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942
USS Alabama during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942USS Alabama during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942USS Alabama during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942View of USS Alabama from the fantail during her shakedown period, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Dec 1942

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