Fire fighting on the Nevada battleship at Pearl Harbor

Nevada battleship


Putting out a fire on a damaged “Nevada” battleship in Pearl Harbor Bay. The fire is extinguished using a HOGA YT-14 tug.

 The “Nevada” battleship was damaged by an aircraft torpedo into the port side between the first and second artillery turrets, as well as six bombs and about a dozen close blasts.
Total “Nevada” battleship lost 60 people dead and 109 wounded.

 

Source: US National Archives.

 

Source of photo information:
1. www.ussastoria.org

 

 

Location: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, USA
Date: December 7, 1941

In : 1941

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