USS NEVADA CEREMONY
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Sunday, December 5, 2021
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It was on Sunday morning 80 years ago that the cataclysmic attack changed the world forever. The USS Nevada, the oldest battleship on Battleship Row when the attack occurred, managed to get underway during the attack, but was subsequently damaged and grounded herself near Hospital Point. On Sunday December 5, 2021, family and friends will gather at historic Hospital Point to honor the crew and the legacy of the USS Nevada.
USS Nevada in Pearl Harbor on February 17, 1942, while she was being prepared for drydocking after she was refloated. She entered the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard's Drydock Number Two on the following day. Collection of Vice Admiral Homer N. Wallin. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Departing Pearl Harbor after temporary repair of bomb and torpedo damage received during the Japanese air raid on December 7, 1941. Photograph is dated April 19, 1942, possibly taken as the ship was leaving Pearl Harbor for a trial run. The Pearl Harbor Navy Yard's work on her was completed on April 22, 1942, after which she steamed to the Puget Sound Navy Yard for permanent repairs and modernization. Note sailors watching, each carrying a gas mask container.
Photographed by Ph2c H.S. Fawcett, USN. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.