• A unique perspective - visitors look down upon the USS Arizona

    World War II Valor in the Pacific

    National Monument HI,AK,CA

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:

Historian
World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument
1 Arizona Memorial Place
Honolulu, HI 96818
(808) 422-7048

View the U.S. Navy Salvage War Diaries (PDF).

Did You Know?

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.