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December 7 2017 at 12:28 PM
Tracy White  (Login TracyWhite)
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Response to The last unofficially known photo of the USS Arizona before December 7th 1941 ...

Many features of the ship in this photo confirm this to be incorrect. Her search lights are still on her funnel - they were moved to the aft tripod. Her superstructure is still unmodified to have the Mk 19 director that was mounted on the top level.

Last two I know of were in October or November of 1941. One has her in the background of a photo of DryDock 2 as it neared completion, and the other is an aerial shot of Pearl Harbor with her at Battleship Row. The later at least is in David Doyle's excellent USS Arizona book, but I'm away from my copies of both that and the drydock photo.

 
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