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Hull test model for South Dakota-class battleships at the Experimental Model Basin, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC, United States, 1938Diagram of a main battery 16-inch gun turret for the South Dakota-class of US battleships
Hull test model for South Dakota-class battleships at the Experimental Model Basin, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC, United States, 1938Diagram of a main battery 16-inch gun turret for the South Dakota-class of US battleships
Keel laying of battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1 Feb 1940South Dakota under construction at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation shipyard, Camden, New Jersey, United States, 1 Apr 1940
Keel laying of battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1 Feb 1940South Dakota under construction at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation shipyard, Camden, New Jersey, United States, 1 Apr 1940
Riveters working on battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1940-1942Ship fitters working on battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1940-1942
Riveters working on battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1940-1942Ship fitters working on battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1940-1942
Battleship Alabama under construction, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1941-1942Battleship Alabama being prepared for launching, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 15 Feb 1942
Battleship Alabama under construction, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 1941-1942Battleship Alabama being prepared for launching, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 15 Feb 1942
Battleship Alabama just after launch, Norfolk Naval Shipayrd, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942, photo 1 of 2Battleship Alabama just after launch, Norfolk Naval Shipayrd, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942, photo 2 of 2
Battleship Alabama just after launch, Norfolk Naval Shipayrd, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942, photo 1 of 2Battleship Alabama just after launch, Norfolk Naval Shipayrd, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942, photo 2 of 2
Henrietta McCormick Hill, wife of Alabama senator Lister Hill, christening battleship Alabama at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942Launching of battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942
Henrietta McCormick Hill, wife of Alabama senator Lister Hill, christening battleship Alabama at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942Launching of battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942
Launching schedule for battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942View of battleship Indiana
Launching schedule for battleship Alabama, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 16 Feb 1942View of battleship Indiana's forward 16-in guns while she was at Newport News, Virginia, United States, 30 Apr 1942
Battleship Massachusetts entering Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, 12 May 1942Battleship USS South Dakota departing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for shakedown exercises, 4 Jun 1942. Note the OS2U Kingfisher aircraft from Observation Squadron VO-6 on the fantail.
Battleship Massachusetts entering Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, 12 May 1942Battleship USS South Dakota departing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for shakedown exercises, 4 Jun 1942. Note the OS2U Kingfisher aircraft from Observation Squadron VO-6 on the fantail.
South Dakota underway during shakedown in the Atlantic, Jul 1942, photo 1 of 2South Dakota underway during shakedown in the Atlantic, Jul 1942, photo 2 of 2
South Dakota underway during shakedown in the Atlantic, Jul 1942, photo 1 of 2South Dakota underway during shakedown in the Atlantic, Jul 1942, photo 2 of 2
USS Alabama at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, Feb-Aug 1942; note Crane Ship No. 1, former battleship Kearsage, servicing AlabamaUS battleship Indiana off Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 15 Aug 1942
USS Alabama at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, Feb-Aug 1942; note Crane Ship No. 1, former battleship Kearsage, servicing AlabamaUS battleship Indiana off Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 15 Aug 1942

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