To commemorate America's rich naval and maritime heritage through the preservation and exhibition of historic naval vessels with an emphasis on the era of World War II through the present.
Photo Caption: "Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 - USS Nevada (BB 36) beached and burning after being hit forward by Japanese bombs and torpedoes. Her pilothouse area is discolored by fires in that vicinity.
The harbor tug Hoga (YT 146) is alongside Nevada's port bow, helping to fight fires on the battleship's forecastle.
Note channel marker buoy against Nevada's starboard side."
(US Naval Historical Photograph 80-G-19940)