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Pensacola at anchor, during the 1930sSeven cruisers at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 2 Feb 1933. Clockwise from left are Augusta, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Louisville, Pensacola, unidentified destroyer, Fox, Kane (on marine railway), Northampton, and Chester.
Pensacola at anchor, during the 1930sSeven cruisers at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 2 Feb 1933. Clockwise from left are Augusta, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Louisville, Pensacola, unidentified destroyer, Fox, Kane (on marine railway), Northampton, and Chester.
Heavy cruiser USS Chester leading her sister ships, USS Salt Lake City, USS Pensacola, and USS Northampton during Fleet Problem XV in Panama Bay, Panama, 21 Apr 1934.Cruiser Pensacola underway, Sep 1935
Heavy cruiser USS Chester leading her sister ships, USS Salt Lake City, USS Pensacola, and USS Northampton during Fleet Problem XV in Panama Bay, Panama, 21 Apr 1934.Cruiser Pensacola underway, Sep 1935
Aerial view of the Pearl Harbor Submarine Piers at Merry Point, 13 Oct 1941. Also pictured is the U-shaped Headquarters Building for the Pacific Fleet and a tank farm at right. Note one tank painted as a building.Looking astern on Pensacola during Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942; the ships seen were probably destroyer Benham and cruiser Vincennes
Aerial view of the Pearl Harbor Submarine Piers at Merry Point, 13 Oct 1941. Also pictured is the U-shaped Headquarters Building for the Pacific Fleet and a tank farm at right. Note one tank painted as a building.Looking astern on Pensacola during Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942; the ships seen were probably destroyer Benham and cruiser Vincennes
Pensacola observed as disabled Yorktown was surrounded by escorts, just after noon, 4 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2Pensacola observed as disabled Yorktown was surrounded by escorts, just after noon, 4 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2
Pensacola observed as disabled Yorktown was surrounded by escorts, just after noon, 4 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2Pensacola observed as disabled Yorktown was surrounded by escorts, just after noon, 4 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2
TBD-1 of Torpedo Squadron Six prepared to launch from Enterprise for Midway battle, 0730-0740 on 4 Jun 1942; Pensacola in right backgroundPensacola at Sand Island, Midway Atoll, disembarking Marine reinforcements, 25 Jun 1942; at the foreground was the lone surviving land-based Avenger of Midway battle
TBD-1 of Torpedo Squadron Six prepared to launch from Enterprise for Midway battle, 0730-0740 on 4 Jun 1942; Pensacola in right backgroundPensacola at Sand Island, Midway Atoll, disembarking Marine reinforcements, 25 Jun 1942; at the foreground was the lone surviving land-based Avenger of Midway battle
Aerial view of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, US Territory of Hawaii, 28 Jul 1942Pensacola at Espiritu Santo on 17 Dec 1942, showing damage sustained at Battle of Tassafaronga
Aerial view of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, US Territory of Hawaii, 28 Jul 1942Pensacola at Espiritu Santo on 17 Dec 1942, showing damage sustained at Battle of Tassafaronga
Cruisers USS Salt Lake City, Pensacola, and New Orleans nested together at Pearl Harbor in Berth B-3, 30 Oct 1943. Note the radar antennae, gun directors and eight-inch guns on these three heavy cruisers.Cruisers Pensacola, Salt Lake City, Indianapolis, and an unidentified Cleveland-class cruiser bombarding Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945
Cruisers USS Salt Lake City, Pensacola, and New Orleans nested together at Pearl Harbor in Berth B-3, 30 Oct 1943. Note the radar antennae, gun directors and eight-inch guns on these three heavy cruisers.Cruisers Pensacola, Salt Lake City, Indianapolis, and an unidentified Cleveland-class cruiser bombarding Iwo Jima, 19 Feb 1945
Cruiser Pensacola at end of her final overhaul, with circles marking alterations to the ship, Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 3 Jul 1945; note cruiser Indianapolis and lighter YF-390Pensacola in Puget Sound, en route for disposal as target, 9 Nov 1948
Cruiser Pensacola at end of her final overhaul, with circles marking alterations to the ship, Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States, 3 Jul 1945; note cruiser Indianapolis and lighter YF-390Pensacola in Puget Sound, en route for disposal as target, 9 Nov 1948
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