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The Massive Floating Dry Docks of the Pacific Fleet That Could Carry Battleships and Aircraft Carriers You Never Heard About

with West Virginia high and dry in the dock, off Aessi Island, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 13 November The battleship was docked for upkeep and repair to propellers damaged when she touched ground off Leyte on 21 October.

Looking at an LST from inside the ASDB

The Massive Floating Dry Docks of the Pacific Fleet That Could Carry Battleships and Aircraft Carriers You Never Heard About

The United States Navy, during World War decided to create a temporary forward base utilizing service stations;

USS California BB-44

USS California one of two Tennessee-class battleships completed shortly after World War I, was the fifth ship of the United States Navy named in honor of the state.

Battleship USS New Jersey on the high seas

Battleship USS New Jersey on the high seas

The battleship USS Nevada (BB 36), foreground, steaming with other battleships, during the early 1920s. The USS Oklahoma (BB 37) is center left with a Pennsylvania-class battleship in the far background. Photographed by A.E. Wells of Washington, D.C., from the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command collection.

The battleship USS Nevada (BB 36), foreground, steaming with other battleships, during the early 1920s. The USS Oklahoma (BB 37) is center left with a Pennsylvania-class battleship in the far background. Photographed by A.E. Wells of Washington, D.C., from the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command collection.

USS Indianapolis 1939

Heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis underway, September This ship, mentioned in the movie Jaws, delivered major components of the Hiroshima atomic bomb to Tinian air base and was torpedoed during her return trip.

Yorktown class USS Hornet (CV-8) on her way to commissioning, 1941

USS Hornet (CV was sunk during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, Oct

AUG 30 1940 British fleet sails into the Mediterranean The battleship HMS Valiant, built in 1914

Battleship HMS Valiant sister ship to HMS Queen Elisabeth, camouflage pattern.

USS "Illinois" (BB-7) the leading ship of its class Pre-Dreadnought Battleships anchored with other ships of the Atlantic fleet, possibly from 15 to 28 February 1902

USS "Illinois" (BB-7) the leading ship of its class Pre-Dreadnought Battleships anchored with other ships of the Atlantic fleet, possibly from 15 to 28 February 1902

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.  Source   United States Navy Identification Code   80-G-410533

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. Source United States Navy Identification Code 80-G-410533

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Pro war propaganda essay In 1942 President Franklin Roosevelt created the Office of War Information to distribute and control pro-American. World War II Posters and Propaganda Essay.

United States Navy Battleship USS West Virginia anchoring in an undisclosed naval port, date not given.

United States Navy Battleship USS West Virginia anchoring in an undisclosed naval port, date not given.

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USS Nevada (BB-36) shows off her curves at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard while being prepared for atomic weapons testing. [1000x1570]

USS Nevada shows off her curves at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard while being prepared for atomic weapons testing.

On the morning of 7 December 1941 USS Oglala, flagship of the Pacific Fleet Mine Force, was tied up outboard of the light cruiser Helena. They were alongside Pier 1010 at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, with an eight-foot camel between them. Japanese torpedo planes of the first attack wave hit the cruiser with a single torpedo, which ran under Oglala to hit Helena's starboard side. The torpedo's explosion broke through the minelayer's port bilge amidships, and she rapidly took on water.

Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument - Vintage photo: The USS Oglala capsized at her dock. Maryland and the capsized Oklahoma can be seen in background

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