Salvage and repair of the USS California (BB-44) at U.S. Naval Station, Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor Hawaii USA Date:1942, April Duration:3 min 51 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The USS California (BB-44) after being refloated at Pearl Harbor, and being readied to move to drydock number 2 for further repairs. Her guns have been removed to lighten her. Her hull shows the effects of submersion. Pumps work steadily to keep her afloat in spite of penetrations in her hull. Views from small boat of various maintenance activities on the California. Tugboats, cranes, derricks, pumps, etc. are being employed. Two sailors row a small dinghy.
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