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USS Nevada beached in the sand

Photo of USS Nevada beached in the sand

USS Nevada (BB-36) beached and burning after being hit forward by Japanese bombs and torpedoes. Her pilothouse area is discolored by fires in that vicinity.

The harbor tug Hoga (YT-146) is alongside Nevada's port bow, helping to fight fires on the battleship's forecastle.
Note channel marker buoy against Nevada's starboard side.

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