Photo #: 19-N-1-11-3
USS Alabama (Battleship # 8)
Underway on 19 May 1918, following the removal of some of her midships six-inch guns.
Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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Identification note: The ship in this photograph has long
been identified as USS Illinois
(Battleship # 7). However, it is actually Alabama
beyond any doubt, for the following reasons:
It is probable that this photograph and Photo # NH 60570 were taken at the same time, and that their identifications were reversed at that time, with the error persisting for decades.
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6 February 2003