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Monthly Progress Photo, Launching Ways For USS California, Looking North, Yard Labor

Photograph of the USS California after the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

Photograph of USS California after the Pearl Harbor Attack

Pearl Harbor bombing. USS California. The 32,000 ton battleship, USS California is shown being towed to drydock at Pearl Harbor, T.H. This ship was raised from her shallow resting place by means of cofferdams

Pearl Harbor bombing. California hit. Battered by aerial bombs and torpedoes, the USS California settles slowly into the mud and muck of Pearl Harbor. Clouds of black, oily smoke pouring up from the California and her stricken sister ships conceal all but the hull of the capsized USS Oklahoma at the extreme right

An aerial bow view of six nuclear-powered guided missile cruisers underway in formation during Exercise READEX 1-81. The ships are, from left to right: USS TEXAS (CGN 39), USS CALIFORNIA (CGN 36), USS SOUTH CAROLINA (CGN 37), USS VIRGINIA (CGN 38), USS ARKANSAS (CGN 41) and USS MISSISSIPPI (CGN 40), background

An aerial starboard bow view of six nuclear-powered guided missile cruisers underway in formation during Exercise READEX 1-81. The ships are, from left to right: USS CALIFORNIA (CGN 36), USS SOUTH CAROLINA (CGN 37), USS VIRGINIA (CGN 38); second row, USS TEXAS (CGN 39), USS MISSISSIPPI (CGN 40) and USS ARKANSAS (CGN 41)

An aerial starboard bow view of six nuclear-powered guided missile cruisers underway in formation during exercise READEX 1-81. The ships are, from left to right, front row: USS CALIFORNIA (CGN-36), USS SOUTH CAROLINA (CGN-37), USS VIRGINIA (CGN-38); second row, USS TEXAS (CGN-39), USS MISSISSIPPI (CGN-40) and USS ARKANSAS (CGN-41)

An aerial starboard bow view of six nuclear-powered guided missile cruisers underway in formation during exercise READEX 1-81. The ships are, from left to right, front row: USS CALIFORNIA (CGN-36), USS SOUTH CAROLINA (CGN-37), USS VIRGINIA (CGN-38); second row, USS TEXAS (CGN-39), USS MISSISSIPPI (CGN-40) and USS ARKANSAS (CGN-41)

An aerial starboard bow view of six nuclear-powered guided missile cruisers underway in formation during Exercise READEX 1-81. The ships are, from left to right: USS CALIFORNIA (CGN 36), USS SOUTH CAROLINA (CGN 37), USS VIRGINIA (CGN 38); second row, USS TEXAS (CGN 39), USS MISSISSIPPI (CGN 40) and USS ARKANSAS (CGN 41)

An aerial starboard bow view of six nuclear-powered guided missile cruisers underway in formation during exercise READEX 1-81. The ships are, from left to right: USS TEXAS (CGN-39), USS MISSISSIPPI (CGN-40), USS CALIFORNIA (CGN-36), USS SOUTH CAROLINA (CGN-37), USS VIRGINIA (CGN-38) and USS ARKANSAS (CGN-41)

An aerial port bow view of six nuclear-powered guided missile cruisers underway in formation during Exercise READEX 1-81. The ships are, from left to right, front row: USS CALIFORNIA (CGN 36), USS SOUTH CAROLINA (CGN 37), USS VIRGINIA (CGN 38); second row, USS TEXAS (CGN 39), USS MISSISSIPPI (CGN 40) and USS ARKANSAS (CGN 41)

A port quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV-63) tied up at the Piedmont Pier berth 12 in Truman Bay. The KITTY HAWK and USS CALIFORNIA (CGN-36) have stopped in Yokosuka for leave and liberty

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Machinist's Mate 1st Class Matt Rattigan, assigned to USS California (SSN 781), races to his teammate during the SCBA (Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus) Relay during the Damage Control Olympics held during Fleet Week.

Navy veteran Jack B. Richardson, who served aboard USS Franklin during World War II, shakes hands with Machinist's Mate (Nuclear) 1st Class Russell Blackstock, assigned to USS California (SSN 781) during a salute to veterans event.

USS Bainbridge (DDG 96), USS Cole (DDG 67), and USS California (SSN 781) pier-side during Fleet Week Port Everglades (FWPEV).

Hoisting on board the ampibian...

Vought UO-1, A-7004, USS California

American sailors going ashore at Sydney, N.S.W. - August, 1925