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Aerial view of shipping in the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard repair basin with Ford Island beyond, 12 Dec 1943. Note the camouflage patterns painted on the roofs of the buildings.

Caption   Aerial view of shipping in the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard repair basin with Ford Island beyond, 12 Dec 1943. Note the camouflage patterns painted on the roofs of the buildings. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-221100
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Photos on Same Day 12 Dec 1943
Photos at Same Place Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 18 Aug 2017

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
25 Jun 2017 10:30:00 AM

The battleship at the pier in the middle foreground is the USS New Mexico. The three battleships moored at Ford Island are the USS Tennessee (outboard and closest to the camera), USS Colorado, and USS Pennsylvania. The wreck of the USS Oklahoma, now righted and being prepared for movement into drydock, can be seen at her berth astern of the three nested battleships. The two Essex-class carriers beyond Ford Island are the USS Essex (left) and the USS Yorktown.

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WW2-Era Place Name Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii
Lat/Long 21.3529, -157.9532
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