Vertical aerial photograph of Ford Island, taken 22 October 1941.
The USS Saratoga (CV-3) is moored in the lower right center, on Ford Island's northwestern side. Three battleships and an oiler are moored along "Battleship Row", on the island's southeastern side. Another battleship is alongside 1010 dock, in the top center.
Here is a missile boat in dry dock, with the missile tube doors opened or removed. You can see the size difference compared to the attack sub in the next dry dock. There are a lot of ships at this port. Subs, cruisers, aircraft carriers, etc.
A reconnaissance picture of the German battleship Bismarck during "Operation Rheinuebung" in the Grimstadfjord. The picture was made by Lieutenant Michael Suckling (RAF) in his Spitfire on May 21st 1941 at 13:15 from an altitude of 26,200 ft.
M.K.B. Zanddijk consisted of two ammunitionbunkers, a M 120 (Leitstand für eine 17 cm Batterie) and two M 219 (Stand für 15 cm SKC/28 in Drehhaube C/34). These two M 219 are the only two built in the Netherlands. The guns of these bunkers came from the battleship Gneisenau. This ship was in the dry dock at Kiel, when it received a direct hit during a bombardment.
Both M 219' s are still ...
At 350 metres long, fifty metres wide, and a full 16 metres deep the Forme-Ecluse Louis-Joubert, named after the President of St Nazaire Chamber of Commerce, was specially constructed to house the 80,000-ton ‘Normandie’ which had been built in the Penhoët shipyard and launched in 1932. It was the primary means of access from the River Loire to the man-made inner basin of the port.The Normandie ...
The Photograph did not match exactly, because of the angle of the plane.
You can see USS Nevada passing the docks and the burning destroyers in Dry Dock 1.
The second wave's dive bomber attack on Pearl Harbor focused on the ships around the docks. The USS Pennsylvania and the USS Cassin and USS Downs were in Dry Dock 1 and came under heavy attack. The USS Nevada makes a r...
The dock 9 months after the attack with the "Campbeltown" still inside ,exactly as she was swept there at the moment of the detonation. The dock and the lock are obviously still very much out of order.