[Below] The USS Arkansas under construction in 1911.
Photo courtesy of Michael Pocock's Maritime Quest.
President William Taft boarding the USS Arkansas in 1912.
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The USS Arkansas in 1916. Courtesy of the Steve Weems collection.
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USS Arkansas after 1942 refit.
Notice the"basket" mast has been replaced
with the "tripod" mast.
Also, a whole smoke stack has been removed.
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The USS Arkansas in 1945.
A photo of the "Baker" test during Operation Crossroads
held at Bikini Atoll. The dark shape being lifted into the water column
is usually identified as the "Arky."