Ruins of the USS <i>Cassin</i> and USS <i>Downes</i> | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Ruins of the USS Cassin and USS Downes

Ruins of the USS <i>Cassin</i> and USS <i>Downes</i> | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The remains of the USS <i>Cassin</i> and the USS <i>Downes</i> floating in front of the USS <i>Pennsylvania</i> in dock at Pearl Harbor. On the left is the destroyer USS <i>Downes</i> that was ravaged by torpedoes, bombs, and the explosion of its own munitions. On the right is the destroyer USS <i>Cassin</i> that was severely damaged by bombs and torpedoes which caused it to roll off of its blocks into the USS <i>Downes</i> while capsizing. Behind the two is the battleship USS <i>Pennsylvania</i> which was only lightly damaged.
DESCRIPTION
The remains of the USS Cassin and the USS Downes floating in front of the USS Pennsylvania in dock at Pearl Harbor. On the left is the destroyer USS Downes that was ravaged by torpedoes, bombs, and the explosion of its own munitions. On the right is the destroyer USS Cassin that was severely damaged by bombs and torpedoes which caused it to roll off of its blocks into the USS Downes while capsizing. Behind the two is the battleship USS Pennsylvania which was only lightly damaged.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:36603
Creation Date: 12 07 1941
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Pearl Harbor
County:
State:Hawaii
Collection Name:Williams, Alan North, 1912-2001 : Photographs, 1941-1946
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:M2002-155
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
SUBJECTS
Naval history
Sailors
Warships
World War, 1939-1945
Military bases
Men
Battles
Ocean
Harbors

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