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USS Shaw Exploding



USS Shaw Exploding
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Title: USS Shaw Exploding
Description: The forward magazines of the USS Shaw exploding after a Japanese bomb set the fore aflame as it sat in dock at Pearl Harbor. The midships and stern of the ship remained intact. The USS was rebuilt to serve in the rest of the war.

Image ID: 36557
Creation
Date:
December 7, 1941 
Creator
Name:
Unknown
City, State: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Collection
Name:
Williams, Alan North, 1912-2001 : Photographs, 1941-1946
Genre: Photograph
Subjects: Ocean
Battles
Naval history
Warships
World War, 1939-1945
Harbors
 

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