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Dry Dock Number 2, Showing West Wall

Dry Dock Number 2, Showing West Wall

U.S.S Alabama

U.S.S Alabama

U.S.S Alabama

U.S.S Alabama

U.S.S Alabama

U.S.S Alabama

U.S.S Alabama

U.S.S Alabama

U.S.S. Alabama

U.S.S. Alabama

U.S.S. Alabama

U.S.S Alabama

U.S.S. Alabama

U.S.S Alabama

U.S.S. Alabama

U.S.S Alabama

U.S.S. Alabama, Arrangement of Hull Zincs on Port Side

Shipbuilding (Norfolk Navy Yard). This is one one-thousandth of the manpower engaged in the construction of Uncle Sam's new 70,000,000 battleship the USS Alabama, which is scheduled to be launched in February, 1942. Approximately 3000 men are working to complete this mighty mistress of the seas. The men above are skilled shipfitters

A port bow view of the memorial battleship USS ALABAMA (BB 60) as seen from under the barrel of a 5-inch/38-caliber gun at Battleship Park

A view from the entrance of Battleship Park of the memorial battleship USS ALABAMA (BB 60). In the foreground a battleship anchor is mounted as a memorial

A port bow view of the memorial battleship USS ALABAMA (BB 60) at Battleship Park

A starboard beam view of the memorial battleship USS ALABAMA (BB 60) at Battleship Park

A starboard bow view of the memorial battleship USS ALABAMA (BB 60) at Battleship Park

A port bow view of the memorial battleship USS ALABAMA (BB 60) at Battleship Park

A port bow view of the memorial battleship USS ALABAMA (BB 60) at Battleship Park

A starboard bow view of the memorial battleship USS ALABAMA (BB 60) at Battleship Park

A port quarter view of the memorial battleship USS ALABAMA (BB 60) at Battleship Park

An aerial port bow view of the Ohio Class nuclear-propelled strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731) taken during sea trials conducted by General Dynamics, the ship's builder

Senator Jeremiah Denton, Republican-Alabama, left, is greeted upon the arrival at the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

Crewmen raise the commissioning pennant aboard the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

Junior officers greet distinguished guests and escort them to their seats for the commissioning ceremony of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

Retired ADM Thomas H. Moorer, delivers the principal address during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731)

Captain Robert F. Fox, supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, Groton, speaks during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

An overall view of the ship and the pier during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

Captain Wade H. Taylor, Commanding Officer (Blue) of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731), speaks during the ship's commissioning ceremony. Behind Taylor are, left to right: Vice Admiral Nils R. Thunman, Deputy CHIEF of Naval Operations, Submarine Warfare; Vice Admiral Bernard M. Kauderer, Commander Submarine Force, Atlantic Fleet; and Reverend Gale Williamson

Captain Wade H. Taylor, commanding officer (Blue) of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731), escorts Barbara Edwards Dickinson, sponsor, to her seat during the ship's commissioning ceremony. She is the wife of Republican William L. Dickinson, Republican-Alabama

ADM Kinnaird R. McKee, Director, Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program, introduces the principal speaker, retired ADM Thomas H. Moorer, during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731)

Crewmen rise the colors at the sail of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) during the ship's commissioning ceremony

Ship's officers depart from the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) at the conclusion of the commissioning ceremony

A port bow view of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) moored at a pier during its commissioning ceremony. The guest seating area is on the right

A port bow view of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) moored at a pier during its commissioning ceremony. The guest seating area is on the right

Republican William L. Dickinson, Republican-Alabama, emerges from a hatch aboard the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) after touring the ship at the conclusion of its commissioning ceremony

Junior officers greet distinguished guests and escort them to their seats for the commissioning ceremony of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

Republican William L. Dickinson, Republican-Alabama, prepares to go aboard the large harbor tug METACOM (YTB 829) at the conclusion of the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

Captain Wade H. Taylor, Commanding Officer (Blue) of the nuclear-powered strategic missie submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731), speaks during the ship's commissioning ceremony

Barbara Edwards Dickinson, sponsor, speaks during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731). She is the wife of the Republican William L. Dickinson, Republican-Alabama

Junior officers greet distinguished guests and escort them to their seats for the commissioning ceremony of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

A bow view of the nuclear-powered strategic missile USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) moored at a pier during its commissioning ceremony. The guest seating area is on the right

A starboard bow view of the large harbor tug CAMPTI (YTB 816) approaching the pier during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

A motion cameraman films the arrival of distinguished guests at the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731). Crossing the brow is Mrs. T. H. Moorer, wife of retired ADM Thomas H. Moorer. ADM Moorer will deliver the principal address at the ceremony

A motion picture cameraman films the arrival of distinguished guests at the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

Senator Jeremiah Denton, Republican-Alabama, is interviewed by reporters upon his arrival at the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

A port bow view of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) moored at a pier prior to the beginning of its commissioning ceremony

Vice Admiral Bernard M. Kauderer, Commander, Submarine Force, Atlantic Fleet, speaks during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

Senator Jeremiah Denton, Republican-Alabama, speaks during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

Vice Admiral Nils R. Thunman, deputy chief of naval operations, Submarine Warfare, speaks during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

Crewmem stand in formation on deck during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731). The ensign is displayed on the ship's flagstaff

A bow view of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) moored at a pier during its commissioning ceremony

An overall view of the ship and the pier during the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)

Distinguished guests gather on the deck of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) at the conclusion of the ship's commissioning ceremony. Among the guests are Barbara Edwards Dickinson, sponsor, with a bouquet, and her husband, Republican William L. Dickinson, Rupublican-Alabama, with his hand on the rail

Republican William L. Dickinson, Republican-Alabama, emerges from a hatch aboard the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) after touring the ship at the conclusion of its commissioning ceremony

Sailors and sightseers tour the memorial battleship USS ALABAMA (BB 60) during a series of events celebrating the commissioning of the guided missile cruiser USS MOBILE BAY (CG 53)

Hostesses aboard the memorial battleship USS ALABAMA (BB 60) during pose for a photograph while participating in one of a series of events celebrating the commissioning of the guided missile cruiser USS MOBILE BAY (CG 53)

Crewmen stand on the deck of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731) as the vessel returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

Captain (CAPT) Garnet C. Beard Jr., commanding officer of the nuclear powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731), checks the shoreline with binoculars as the vessel returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

A crewman stands at the sail on the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731) as the vessel returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

A crewman climbs through a hatch onto the deck of the nuclear powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) as the vessel returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

Crewmen play backgammon for entertainment aboard the Nuclear-powered Strategic Missile Submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) during the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

The nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) passes a passenger ferry as the submarine returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

An officer and an enlisted man share a table on the mess deck of the Nuclear-powered Strategic Missile Submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) during the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

A starboard bow view of the nuclear powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) returning to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

Rear Admiral (RDML) (lower half) George W. Davis VI, commander, Submarine Group 9 and Naval Base, Seattle speaks at the welcoming ceremony for the nuclear powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) following the vessel's return to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

A crewman connects a sound-powered phone through a deck outlet as the nuclear powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol. The large harbor tug MANHATTAN (YTB 779) sprays water as a welcome gesture to the ALABAMA

A crewman climbs through a hatch onto the deck of the Nuclear-powered Strategic Missile Submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) as the vessel returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

Crewman in small boats and on the hull service the Nuclear-powered Strategic Missile Submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) after its return to the base following the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

The sun silhouettes the nuclear powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) as the vessel returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

Crewmen stand on the deck of the Nuclear-powered Strategic Missile Submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) as the vessel returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

Crewmen stand on the deck of the Nuclear-powered Strategic Missile Submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) as the large harbor tug MANHATTAN (YTB 779) comes alongside. The ALABAMA is returning to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

An officer and three enlisted men share a table on the mess deck of the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731) during the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

H. Lawrence Garrett III, undersecretary of the Navy, speaks during the welcoming ceremony for the nuclear powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) following the vessel's return to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

H. Lawrence Garrett III, undersecretary of the Navy, Rear Admiral (RDML) (lower half) George W. Davis VI, commander, Submarine Group 9 and Naval Base, Seattle and other Naval officers salute the American flag during the welcoming ceremony for the nuclear powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) following the vessel's return to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

Balloons rise into the air as Sailors, Marines and civilian guests fill the pier for a welcoming ceremony for the Sailors of the Nuclear-powered Strategic Missile Submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731), which has just returned from the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

A crewman wearing sound-powered phones stands on the deck of the Nuclear-powered Strategic Missile Submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) as the large harbor tug MANHATTAN (YTB 779), spraying water in a"welcome home"gesture, comes alongside. The ALABAMA is returning to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

CAPT. Garnet C. Beard Jr., commanding officer of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731), stands atop the sail as the vessel returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

A starboard bow view of the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731) returning to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

The sun silhouettes the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731) as the vessel returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

A crewman stands at the sail on the Nuclear-powered Strategic Missile Submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) as the vessel returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

A Sailor aboard a tug tosses a rope to waiting line handlers on the deck of the Nuclear-powered Strategic Missile Submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) as the ALABAMA returns to port following the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

The sun silhouettes the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) as the vessel returns to port after completing the 10th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

Crewmen aboard the nuclear powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) play cards for entertainment during the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

The sun silhouettes the nuclear powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) as the vessel returns to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

H. Lawrence Garrett III, undersecretary of the Navy, speaks during the welcoming ceremony for the nuclear powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) following the vessel's return to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

H. Lawrence Garrett III, undersecretary of the Navy, speaks during the welcoming ceremony for the Nuclear-powered Strategic Missile Submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) following the vessel's return to port after completing the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

The table is set for a meal in the wardroom aboard the nuclear powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731) during the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

Crewmen play backgammon for entertainment aboard the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731) during the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

A crewman aboard the nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731) reads for entertainment during the 100th Trident ballistic missile submarine patrol

Electronics Technician 1ST Class David Schlessinger checks a navigational fix provided by the Global Positioning System (GPS) aboard the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731)

The nuclear-powered strategic missile submarine USS ALABAMA (SSBN-731) approaches Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.