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US Navy Captain Chester H. J. Keppler of USS Minneapolis and the shipUSS Minneapolis underway, 25 Jun 1938; note
US Navy Captain Chester H. J. Keppler of USS Minneapolis and the ship's officer and crew at the after deck of the ship, summer 1936USS Minneapolis underway, 25 Jun 1938; note 'E' on after smokestack for 'Engineering Excellence'
USS Minneapolis firing her 8-in main guns during gunnery practice, 29 Mar 1939Aerial 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.
USS Minneapolis firing her 8-in main guns during gunnery practice, 29 Mar 1939Aerial 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.
As her own torpedo warheads explode aboard USS Lexington, an aircraft is blown over the side in the Battle of the Coral Sea, 8 May 1942 at 1727 hours local time. Destroyer Hammann is backing down at left.Cruiser Minneapolis picked up Lexington survivors, 8 May 1942
As her own torpedo warheads explode aboard USS Lexington, an aircraft is blown over the side in the Battle of the Coral Sea, 8 May 1942 at 1727 hours local time. Destroyer Hammann is backing down at left.Cruiser Minneapolis picked up Lexington survivors, 8 May 1942
Destroyers evacuating LexingtonDestroyers evacuating Lexington
Destroyers evacuating Lexington's crew, 8 May 1942, filmed by crew of cruiser Minneapolis, photo 1 of 2; note SOC Seagull aircraft onboard MinneapolisDestroyers evacuating Lexington's crew, 8 May 1942, filmed by crew of cruiser Minneapolis, photo 2 of 2; note SOC Seagull aircraft onboard Minneapolis
Explosion aboard USS Lexington, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2; note USS Hammann nearby; seen from cruiser USS MinneapolisExplosion amidships aboard USS Lexington, 1727 on 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 3
Explosion aboard USS Lexington, 8 May 1942, photo 1 of 2; note USS Hammann nearby; seen from cruiser USS MinneapolisExplosion amidships aboard USS Lexington, 1727 on 8 May 1942, photo 2 of 3
Explosion amidships aboard USS Lexington, 1727 on 8 May 1942, photo 3 of 3Injured man aboard USS Minneapolis, 1 Dec 1942
Explosion amidships aboard USS Lexington, 1727 on 8 May 1942, photo 3 of 3Injured man aboard USS Minneapolis, 1 Dec 1942
USS Minneapolis in Tulagi, Solomon Islands, under repair for torpedo damage received during Battle of Tassafaronga, 1 Dec 1942; note her bow being cut awayUSS Minneapolis en route to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States for repairs, circa Jan 1943; note wrecked bow as result of torpedo hit during Battle of Tassafaronga of 30 Nov 1942
USS Minneapolis in Tulagi, Solomon Islands, under repair for torpedo damage received during Battle of Tassafaronga, 1 Dec 1942; note her bow being cut awayUSS Minneapolis en route to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States for repairs, circa Jan 1943; note wrecked bow as result of torpedo hit during Battle of Tassafaronga of 30 Nov 1942
USS Minneapolis at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii after being fitted with a new bow, 11 Apr 1943, photo 1 of 2USS Minneapolis at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii after being fitted with a new bow, 11 Apr 1943, photo 2 of 2
USS Minneapolis at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii after being fitted with a new bow, 11 Apr 1943, photo 1 of 2USS Minneapolis at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii after being fitted with a new bow, 11 Apr 1943, photo 2 of 2
Indianapolis at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, view of her after superstructure and hull from the starboard side, heavy cruiser Minneapolis in background, 1 May 1943Indianapolis at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, view of her bow from starboard side, with heavy cruiser Minneapolis in background, 1 May 1943
Indianapolis at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, view of her after superstructure and hull from the starboard side, heavy cruiser Minneapolis in background, 1 May 1943Indianapolis at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, view of her bow from starboard side, with heavy cruiser Minneapolis in background, 1 May 1943
Minneapolis at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, US upon completion of overhaul and repairs, 30 Aug 1943; note SK-1 radar and gun directors on foremast and bridge, and fake windows pilothouseMinneapolis off Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States after completion of overhaul and repairs, 4 Sep 1943; note camouflage meant to disguise her as a destroyer
Minneapolis at Mare Island Navy Yard, California, US upon completion of overhaul and repairs, 30 Aug 1943; note SK-1 radar and gun directors on foremast and bridge, and fake windows pilothouseMinneapolis off Mare Island Navy Yard, California, United States after completion of overhaul and repairs, 4 Sep 1943; note camouflage meant to disguise her as a destroyer

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