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Sailors and Naval officers fill the battleship's deck.
A crew consisting of a cox, and engineer and two extra men are pictured on the stem of the boat, which was used to take enlisted men ashore. The boat carries about 125 men and is 50 feet long.
Captain Spears and his inspecting party make a routine inspection.
An unidentified crew member leans against the 5" gun and port.
A sailor is transferred to the motor boat by gliding down a rope and pulley system. Motor boats were used to carry enlisted men ashore. Photo taken from the deck of the U.S.S. West Virginia. An unidentified battleship lurks in the background.
A sailor stands in the boat while it's being raised by the battleship's crane. The "punt" boat was used only to paint the sides of the ship. The boat pictured on the far left is a whale boat, which is used as a life boat and is also used in racing. The boat on the right  is called a "racing cutter" and is also used as a life boat and in cutter racing.
The battleship's deck is briefly flooded by seawater.
A group of men are scattered along the dry dock inspecting and repairing the ship.
Two sailors on the deck observe the gunfire.
A boat speeds across the sea while the U.S.S. West Virginia lurks in the background.
Kalbfus is welcomed by 8 side boys, full guard, and band as well as the orderly duty and the quartermasters.