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 majority of the USS Arizona's crew went down with the ship; however, 337 crew members survived. Today, interments for deceased USS Arizona survivors are conducted on the ship. Over 25 interments have been conducted on the USS Arizona.