Battleship Number 8: End of the Line for USS Alabama. View on board the ship’s sunken wreck, looking at the foredeck from starboard of the forward 13/35 gun turret, showing the deck blown upward as a result of a bomb explosion inside the bow. [6056×3284]

Battleship Number 8: End of the Line for USS Alabama. View on board the ship’s sunken wreck, looking at the … More

USS Washington (BB-56) in drydock at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard while receiving temporary repairs, circa March 1944. Her bow was crushed in collision with USS Indiana (BB-58) on 1 February 1944, during the Marshalls operation. [878 x 1280]

USS Washington (BB-56) in drydock at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard while receiving temporary repairs, circa March 1944. Her bow … More

Flames and smoke billow up from fires on the flight deck of USS Essex (CV-9) near the starboard bow, after a McDonnell F2H-2 Banshee jet fighter crashed into parked aircraft in a deck landing accident on 16 September 1951 [3600 x 2806]

Flames and smoke billow up from fires on the flight deck of USS Essex (CV-9) near the starboard bow, after … More