Photo fo the USS Ballard 1942 Mare Island Navy Yard

View of the USS Ballard taken Jan. 5, 1942, at Mare Island Navy Yard. The two submarines being built in the background are probably the Wahoo (SS-238) and the Whale (SS-239).
Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Photo # 19-N-26638
During WWII, the USS Ballard was involved in the Battle of Midway, the Saipan operation, and the Palaus invasion.

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