U.S. Navy Salvage War Diaries
Most of the Pacific Fleet salvage that was conducted upon ships impacted by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor occurred between March 1, 1942 and November 15, 1943.
The Diaries use an abbreviated series of acronyms. Their deciphering is work in progress. If you can provide assistance help “fill in the gaps,” please contact:
View the U.S. Navy Salvage War Diaries (PDF).
Did You Know?
The Japanese aerial bomb that struck the forward section of the USS Arizona ignited the forward magazine causing a catastrophic explosion that sunk the battleship in nine minutes.