USS Arizona (BB-39): 1916

USS Arizona (BB-39): 1916

USS Arizona (BB-39), a Pennsylvania-class battleship of the United States Navy built at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. She was launched in 1915, commissioned in 1916, and sunk in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. The photo was taken around the time of commissioning. Bridge in the background is likely the Brooklyn Bridge. Bain News Service, publisher. Historical photograph provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative.