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Looking at the bridge from the deck of the battleship.
Sailors idle beneath the ship's gun barrel while passing the bridge.
View from the battleship's deck during the voyage.
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.
Hepburn was Commander-in-Chief of the United States Navy Fleet.
Whale boat crew that won a race near San Pedro, California, on February 4, 1934 with a time of 16 minutes, 7 seconds.  William Hand is identified as front row, far right.
The battleship's deck is briefly flooded by seawater.
Portraits of the men in the U.S.S. West Virginia's S Division, which handled supply, disbursing, and commissary.  All photos are identified with last name and first initials.  Several of the men are also identified by nickname.  William Hand is at bottom center.
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.
The ships used in the "Mutiny on the Bounty" motion picture.
Furlong during a visit to the U.S.S. West Virginia.
Kalbfus is welcomed by 8 side boys, full guard, and band as well as the orderly duty and the quartermasters.
The U.S.S. West Virginia crew organized on the deck.
The old captain of the ship, William R. Furlong (right), stands beside the new captain of the ship, William O. Spears (left).
The plane sits on the battleship's deck.
The admiral is greeted with a band and guard as he boards the ship.
Looking up at the mast from the ship's deck.
Crew members fire the 5" guns.
Captain William Furlong peers out at the navigation bridge during a U.S.S. West Virginia voyage.
One of the two scout planes on the U.S.S. West Virginia sits on the stern deck.
The motor boats were used to transport enlisted men to and from shore.
View looking at the 16" guns.
The motor boat that carries the officers to and from shore idles beside the battleship.
The battleship out at sea.
A crew tends to the ship.
Thick, black smoke billows from an unidentified battleship.
Crew members look out to the sea from the deck.
Crew members hanging out of the West Virginia and in a smaller boat alongside attempt to right the overturned boat.
Captain Furlong was commander of the ship.
Crane ship docked at the Navy yard.
A crowd awaits the U.S.S. West Virginia crew returning from a voyage. The boat on the left is the captain's "gig."
A fleet of U.S. bomber airplanes fly across the sky. The photograph comes from a U.S.S. West Virginia Scrapbook.
Photograph comes from a U.S.S. West Virginia scrapbook.
Soldiers gather around a firing anti-aircraft gun during a defense campaign. The photograph comes from a U.S.S. West Virginia scrapbook.
A group of soldiers practice firing. Photograph comes from a U.S.S. West Virginia scrapbook.
A group of soldiers gather around coastal artillery during a defense campaign. Photograph taken from a U.S.S. West Virginia scrapbook.
American president Franklin D. Roosevelt inspected the Pacific Fleet, including the U.S.S. West Virginia.
A sailor prepares to dive into the sea off the deck of the U.S.S. West Virginia.
American military work with coastal artillery during a defense campaign. Photograph comes from a U.S.S. West Virginia scrapbook.
Crew members pal around during the crossing initiation ceremony, where sailors who have never crossed the equator before are "brought before Neptune" and tested.
View of the New York City skyline.
The U.S.S. West Virginia floats beneath the bridge.
Fern Evan's husband, GM3e Woodrow W. Evans was killed aboard the U.S.S. West Virginia during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, leaving Fern to support herself and their 20 month old son.  Subsequently, Mrs. Evans was employed at a West Coast aircraft plant.  She's shown here working on a radio bracket for a bomber.
The installation of U.S.S. West Virginia's mast nears completion at Memorial Plaza on the campus of West Virginia University.  The Mountainlair and Stewart Hall are visible in the background.
Bell of the U.S.S. West Virginia before installation on the campus of West Virginia University.  The bell was dedicated on December 7, 1967, and joined the mast of the U.S.S. West Virginia in Memorial Plaza.
"The guns of U.S.S. West Virginia (BB-48) in operation.  L.C.M.'s in foreground."  L.C.M. stands for Landing Craft Mechanized.
U.S.S. West Virginia (BB-48) anchored in an unidentified location.
U.S.S. West Virginia in dry dock, likely in Newport News, Va. during construction.  The keel was laid down in April 1920, and the ship was launched in November 1921.
"The W. Va. is shown as she was photographed at a dry dock in Pearl Harbor. The battleship was severely damaged in the Japanese raid Dec. 7, 1941. Damages to her sides are visible."