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Wrecks of destroyers Downes and Cassin in Drydock One at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 7 Dec 1941 about 1400, photo 1 of 5; note Pennsylvania in the rear, Helena in distance, Oklahoma and Maryland in far background

Caption   Wrecks of destroyers Downes and Cassin in Drydock One at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 7 Dec 1941 about 1400, photo 1 of 5; note Pennsylvania in the rear, Helena in distance, Oklahoma and Maryland in far background ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-19943
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Photos on Same Day 7 Dec 1941
Photos at Same Place Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 7 Sep 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
30 May 2010 08:23:51 PM

Information about photographs 1 through 5 Destroyer Cassin has been slammed into the destroyer Downes. Both destroyers were rebuilt, but required new hulls, the Battleship Pennsylvania received light damage,despite being a sitting duck during the attack. The crane at right was operated by civilian yard worker George Walters, who during the attack moved the crane back and forth in a effort to divert low-flying planes,from the battleship.
2. Denn says:
11 Jul 2011 02:34:42 PM

Also note California at far left.
3. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
3 Dec 2013 06:23:27 PM

The vessel with the checkerboard paint scheme just forward of the Maryland is the ferry Nihoa.

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Lat/Long 21.3511, -157.9601
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