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File:USS California sinking-Pearl Harbour.jpg



The U.S. Navy battleship USS California (BB-44) slowly sinking alongside Ford Island, Pearl Harbour, Hawaii (USA), as a result of bomb and torpedo damage, 7 December 1941. The destroyer USS Shaw (DD-373) is burning in the floating dry dock YFD-2 in the left distance. The battleship USS Nevada (BB-36) is beached in the left-centre distance.

Date 7 December 1941
Source Official U.S. Navy photograph 80-G-32456, now in the collections of the National Archives and Records Administration Still Pictures Unit, Archives II, College Park, MD. Photo citation number remains 80-G-32456. U.S. Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation photo No. 1996.488.029.029
Author U.S. Navy


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