14 in USS Pennsylvania, 1944. Being in dry dock at the time, she survived Pearl Harbor relatively unscathed, and was not as extensively modernised thereafter as more badly damaged ships. On 12 August 1945 (3 days before the end of WW2) she was badly damaged by torpedo bomber attack, and permanently decommissioned on the 29th.
Johnny Carson (1925-2005). Ensign, U.S. Navy 1943-45 WW II. He enlisted as a Seaman Apprentice and later received a commission. He served as OIC of decoding messages on the USS Pennsylvania in the Pacific.
Battleship USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) leads USS Colorado (BB-45), USS Louisville (CA-28), USS Portland (CA-33), and USS Columbia (CL-56) into Lingayen Gulf before the landing on Luzon, Philippines in January 1945.
7 December 1941 - USS Downes (DD 375) was a Mahan-class destroyer. She was in drydock at Pearl Harbor, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, along with USS Cassin and USS Pennsylvania. She caught fire from Cassin, burned; returned to service November 1943.
USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) with its Gold Crew aboard, returned home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor June 14 following a 140-day strategic deterrent patrol, setting a new record for the longest patrol completed by an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine.Pennsylvania is one of eight Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines homeported at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, providing the survivable leg of the nation’s strategic deterrent forces.