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I'm going to guess Seattle Area

December 7 2017 at 12:34 PM
Tracy White  (Login TracyWhite)
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Response to Wonder where this was taken. Pearl? There's another "modernized" BB in the background

Looks like a hint of a snow-capped mountain in the distance above turret 4. I can't think of any other west coast port that has a feature like that. Since I live in Seattle I'm going to guess that this would have been summer of 1940 or so looking west towards the Olympic mountains, but I don't have my copy of Paul Stillwell's Arizona book handy to confirm if she was anywhere near in that time frame. The stack is raised (Mark's photo shows her before the stack was had height added) and the searchlights are on the aft tripod but she doesn't have the King Board modifications that she received between December 1940 and January 1941, so it's certainly before 1941.

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