Peer Into The Past
Battleships at anchor on battleship row in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. USS Nevada USS Oklahoma * USS Pennsylvania USS Arizona * USS Tennessee USS California * USS Maryland USS West Virginia * *Sunk or destroyed:
Nevada class 14 in battleship USS Oklahoma in drydock, 1929: she capsized under attack at Pearl Harbor in December 1941 and was never returned to service, as all the other ships that morning on Battleship Row bar Arizona (which blew up) eventually were - some not until as late as 1944.
“Salvage operations, USS Oklahoma (BB-37), sunk during the Pearl Harbor attack. Aerial view from the starboard bow, with the ship in the 2°-10° position during righting operations.” (NHHC:...
The remains of the USS Oklahoma in tow, preparing to leave Pearl Harbor & head back to the naval yards in CA. The USS Oklahoma sank mid-way across the pacific...
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The USS Oklahoma is pulled upright after capsizing due to damage during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec 7, 1941. 21 massive GE DC motors were anchored to the shore and cables strung to the ship. It took three months to pull the ship upright. It was beached, patched up and sold for scrap, but while being towed to the US, it developed a leak. Despite the efforts of the salvors, the ship settled and finally, after many hours, rolled over and sank.
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