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Robert F. Walden Collection Digital Images USS West Virginia


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Additional details and descriptive notes for these images can be found on page 13 of the Photograph Inventory of the Robert F. Walden Collection. For information about copyright status or permission to reproduce these images, please contact the Archives & Manuscripts Department at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library.


USS Tennessee, USS West Virginia, and USS Oklahoma
Description: No. 2. USS Tennessee, USS West Virginia and USS Oklahoma (right to left). USS Tennessee and USS West Virginia from port bow, starboard bilge to keel aft of USS Oklahoma in right foreground.
Date: 10 December 1941
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 01

USS West Virginia damage
Description: USS West Virginia: 3/4 rear view showing general damage. USS West Virginia (left) and USS Tennessee (right).
Date: 12 December 1941
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 02

USS West Virginia damage
Description: [Appears to be an inversion of WVa 02] USS West Virginia.
Date: Undated
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 03

USS West Virginia damage
Description: USS West Virginia showing collapsed gun deck.
Date: 12 December 1941
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 04

USS West Virginia damage
Description: [Caption on image] USS West Virginia 1-5-42. [Caption on back] View of USS West Virginia showing effect of bomb and fire damage.
Date: 12 December 1941 [Stamped on back] or 5 January 1942
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 05

USS West Virginia damage
Description: USS West Virginia. A brace for patch frames 43-52. Port Side.
Date: 16 March 1942
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 07

USS West Virginia patch
Description: USS West Virginia. Lowering patch into position. Frames 73-76.
Date: 24 April 1942
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 08

USS West Virginia patch

Description: USS West Virginia. Patch in vertical position for lowering. Bolts on forward edge for securing in place.
Date: 24 April 1942
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 09

USS West Virginia en route to dry dock
Description: No Caption. [USS West Virginia raised and en route to dry dock for temporary repairs. The capsized USS Oklahoma is in the background.]
Date: [May 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 10

Preparing to refloat the USS West Virginia
Description: No caption. [Preparing to refloat the USS West Virginia.]
Date: Undated
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 11

USS West Virginia patch
Description: USS West Virginia. Short patch, port side.
Date: 5 May 1942
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 12

USS West Virginia en route to dry dock
Description: USS West Virginia en route to No. 1 Dry Dock.
Date: 9 June 1942
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 13

USS West Virginia en route to dry dock
Description: USS West Virginia headed for dry dock.
Date: [9 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 14

USS West Virginia en route to dry dock
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia en route to dry dock.]
Date: [9 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 15

USS West Virginia entering dry dock
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia coming in to dry dock.]
Date: [9 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 16

USS West Virginia entering dry dock
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia coming in to dry dock.]
Date: [9 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 17

USS West Virginia in dry dock
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock. Shows 2 patches that kept water out of the ship on the way to the dry dock.]
Date: [1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVA 18

USS West Virginia in dry dock
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock.]
Date: [1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 19

USS West Virginia in dry dock
Description: USS West Virginia. Port side looking forward at about frame 96. Removing patch?
Date: 11 June 1942
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 20

USS West Virginia in dry dock
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock. Port side looking aft, showing distortion in the armor belt.]
Date: [11 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 21

USS West Virginia in dry dock
Description: No caption. [ USS West Virginia in dry dock.]
Date: [June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 22

USS West Virginia patches
Description: USS West Virginia: removing concrete patches.
Date: [June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 23

USS West Virginia patches
Description: USS West Virginia. General view looking aft along the port side. The central portion of each patch has been removed. The patches extend from frames 43 to 52 and from frame 61 to frame 96.
Date: 11 June 1942
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 24

USS West Virginia torpedo damage
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock showing torpedo damage on the port side.]
Date: [13 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 25

USS West Virginia torpedo damage
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock showing torpedo damage on the port side.]
Date: [13 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 26

USS West Virginia repair
Description: USS West Virginia. View looking aft at an angle of 45 degrees with the center line of the ship. Shows main, upper, and superstructure decks being cut away in way of wreckage.
Date: 15 June 1942
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 27a

USS West Virginia repair
Description: [Same as WVa 27a] No caption. [USS West Virginia. View looking aft at an angle of 45 degrees with the center line of the ship. Shows main, upper and superstructure decks being cut away in way of wreckage.]
Date: [15 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 27b

USS West Virginia repair
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock showing port side damage under repair.]
Date: [16 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 28

USS West Virginia repair
Description: USS West Virginia 16 June 1942. 1873-42. View from aloft off the port beam. Note that the king-post of the port boat crane has been removed.
Date: 16 June 1942
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 29

USS West Virginia repair
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock showing port side damage under repair.]
Date: [16 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 30

USS West Virginia in dry dock
Description: USS West Virginia in dry dock No. 1.
Date: 16 June 1942
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 31a

USS West Virginia in dry dock
Description: [Same as WVa 31a] No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock showing port side damage under repair.]
Date: [16 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 31b

USS West Virginia in dry dock
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock.]
Date: [16 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 32

USS West Virginia repair
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock showing port side damage under repair.]
Date: [16 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 33

USS West Virginia repair
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock showing port side damage under repair.]
Date: [June 1942?]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 34

USS West Virginia repair
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock showing port side damage under repair.]
Date: [26 June 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 35

USS West Virginia repaired hull
Description: No caption. [USS West Virginia in dry dock showing repaired hull.]
Date: [6 September 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 36

USS West Virginia leaving dry dock
Description: USS West Virginia headed for Bremerton after leaving the dry dock.
Date: [9 September 1942]
Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection: Robert F. Walden Collection
ID Number: WVa 37

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