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English: U.S. Navy members of the Salvage Division discussing the salvage of the battleship USS California (BB-44) at Pearl Harbour, circa February-March 1942. Those present are (from left to right):

Chief Shipfitter J.M. Ephland, Master Diver;
Lieutenant Wilfred L. Painter, Officer in Charge of Work;
Commander John F. Warris, Temporary Commanding Officer, USS California;
Captain Homer N. Wallin, Salvage Officer;
Lieutenant James W. Greely, Assistant Salvage Officer;
Lieutenant Wilbert M. Bjork, Assistant Salvage Officer; and

Lieutenant James W. Darroch, Assistant Salvage Officer.
Date circa February 1942
Source Official U.S. Navy photograph NH 64486. Transferred from en.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Vinhtantran using CommonsHelper.
Author unknown US military photographer. Original uploader was Binksternet at en.wikipedia, 14 April 2008 (original upload date)


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