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After nearly 2 & 1/2 years of construction, the commissioning of the South Dakota-class battleship Alabama (BB-60) takes place at Norfolk Navy Yard. She is berthed at the uncompleted Pier 6, on 16 August 1942. In the foreground, note the open top of turret# 3 on Alabama.
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