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Launch of USS California at Mare Island Navy Yard, 20 Nov 1919California steaming at high speed, circa 1921
Launch of USS California at Mare Island Navy Yard, 20 Nov 1919California steaming at high speed, circa 1921
California underway circa 1921Christmas party for disadvantaged children, San Pedro, California, aboard the USS California, 1921
California underway circa 1921Christmas party for disadvantaged children, San Pedro, California, aboard the USS California, 1921
US Navy Battle Fleet entering Panama Bay during fleet maneuvers, probably 1923The US Navy
US Navy Battle Fleet entering Panama Bay during fleet maneuvers, probably 1923The US Navy's first flattop aircraft carrier, USS Langley (Langley-class), at anchor with 7 battleships in Culebra Harbor, Culebra, Puerto Rico, 18 Mar 1926. See Comment below.
California underway during the 1930sAdmiral R. H. Leigh inspecting crew of California, 1932
California underway during the 1930sAdmiral R. H. Leigh inspecting crew of California, 1932
California firing 5-inch/51 guns in night battle practice, 1933California
California firing 5-inch/51 guns in night battle practice, 1933California's forward 14-inch guns and her superstructure, 1938
View on battleship California, looking aft from inside a SOC-3 floatplane atop the turret # 3 catapult, showing two more SOC-3 aircraft, 1938Liberty party from battleship California prepared to go ashore, 1940; note SOC-3 floatplanes atop Turret #3 and on after catapult
View on battleship California, looking aft from inside a SOC-3 floatplane atop the turret # 3 catapult, showing two more SOC-3 aircraft, 1938Liberty party from battleship California prepared to go ashore, 1940; note SOC-3 floatplanes atop Turret #3 and on after catapult
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Ford Island Naval Air Station, Oahu, Hawaii, May 2, 1940.Aerial view of Ford Island and Pearl Harborís East Loch anchorage, 3 May 1940. Note 8 battleships along Battleship Row and 2 more across the channel at the 1010 Dock. Note also carrier Yorktown (Yorktown-class).
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Ford Island Naval Air Station, Oahu, Hawaii, May 2, 1940.Aerial view of Ford Island and Pearl Harborís East Loch anchorage, 3 May 1940. Note 8 battleships along Battleship Row and 2 more across the channel at the 1010 Dock. Note also carrier Yorktown (Yorktown-class).
A view down Pearl Harborís Battleship Row about an hour after the Japanese air attack began, 0850, 7 Dec 1941. Note battleship USS California listing in the foreground and the capsized Oklahoma beyond.A view down Pearl Harborís main channel during the Japanese air attack, 7 Dec 1941. Note the battleship USS California listing and sinking and note the Ford Island water tower at right.
A view down Pearl Harborís Battleship Row about an hour after the Japanese air attack began, 0850, 7 Dec 1941. Note battleship USS California listing in the foreground and the capsized Oklahoma beyond.A view down Pearl Harborís main channel during the Japanese air attack, 7 Dec 1941. Note the battleship USS California listing and sinking and note the Ford Island water tower at right.
Aerial view of Ford Island in Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack, 7 Dec 1941; photo taken from a Japanese aircraftAttack on
Aerial view of Ford Island in Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack, 7 Dec 1941; photo taken from a Japanese aircraftAttack on 'Battleship Row' of Pearl Harbor, seen from a Japanese aircraft, 7 Dec 1941
Stern view of USS California listing to port, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941The overturned battleship USS Oklahoma, sunk by torpedoes in the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941. Maryland is at right and Californiaís masts and Ford Island water tower are in the distance.
Stern view of USS California listing to port, Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941The overturned battleship USS Oklahoma, sunk by torpedoes in the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 7 Dec 1941. Maryland is at right and Californiaís masts and Ford Island water tower are in the distance.

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