USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) at Pearl Harbor

USS Pennsylvania at Pearl Harbor.with the destroyers USS Cassin and USS Downes just ahead of her.

Remember - Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 - USS Cassin, USS Downes, USS Pennsylvania in dry dock

21 Photos Marking a Day That Will Live in Infamy

The wrecked destroyers USS Downes and USS Cassin in Drydock One at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, soon after the end of the Japanese air attack. Cassin has capsized against Downes.

Battleships at anchor on battleship row in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. USS Nevada  USS Oklahoma * USS Pennsylvania  USS Arizona * USS Tennessee USS California * USS Maryland USS West Virginia * *Sunk or destroyed

Battleships at anchor on battleship row in Pearl Harbor on December USS Nevada USS Oklahoma * USS Pennsylvania USS Arizona * USS Tennessee USS California * USS Maryland USS West Virginia * *Sunk or destroyed

Titanic steward Sidney Daniels(right)saved numerous lives and survived by climbing on to an upturned lifeboat.   When disaster struck the brave 18-year-old roused dozens of sleeping passengers and helped launch a lifeboat that saved 24 people. He then leaped from the doomed liner into the icy sea and later clambered on to the capsized vessel. He would go on to wed, have seven kids and die in 1983, aged 89.

Titanic steward Sidney Daniels who saved numerous lives and survived by climbing…

John W. "Johnny" Carson (1925-2005). Ensign, U.S. Navy 1943-45 WW II. He enlisted as a Seaman Apprentice and later received a commission. He served as OIC of decoding messages on the USS Pennsylvania in the Pacific.

John W. "Johnny" Carson Ensign, U. Navy in WW II. He enlisted as a Seaman Apprentice and later received a commission. He served as OIC of decoding messages on the USS Pennsylvania in the Pacific.

14 in USS Pennsylvania, 1944.  Being in dry dock at the time, she survived Pearl Harbor relatively unscathed, and was not as extensively modernised thereafter as more badly damaged ships.  On 12 August 1945 (3 days before the end of WW2) she was badly damaged by torpedo bomber attack, and permanently decommissioned on the 29th.

- USS Pennsylvania, Being in dry dock at the time, she survived Pearl Harbor relatively unscathed, and was not as extensively modernised thereafter as more badly damaged ships. On 12 August 1945 days before the end of she was badly.

USS Pennsylvania BB-38 Sister ship of the USS Arizona! 8.15

USS Pennsylvania was the lead ship of the Pennsylvania class of a United States Navy super-dreadnought battleship. She was the third Navy ship named for the state of Pennsylvania.

Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 - USS Cassin, USS Downes, USS Pennsylvania in dry dock

21 Photos Marking a Day That Will Live in Infamy

Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 - USS Cassin, USS Downes, USS Pennsylvania in dry dock

USS Pennsylvania and battleship Colorado in Philippines | World War II Photography

USS Pennsylvania and battleship USS Colorado in the Philippine sea.

‘On November 14, 1910, Eugene Ely became the first pilot to successfully launch a plane from a stationary ship. The Curtiss pusher airplane, one of the first models in the world to be built in any significant quantity, flew for two miles before Ely landed on a beach. Using the same aircraft, Ely landed on the USS Pennsylvania on January 18, 1911

My Grandfather was a Carpenter's Mate on the first aircraft carriers. He repaired the Teak decks. The first flight from a US Navy ship. the next year, in January of the same guy landed on the USS Pennsylvania.

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