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This collection of photographs and ship log documents relates to a U.S. Navy sailor who served in the Pacific Campaign on the U.S.S. Alchiba (AKA-6). The photographs depict Torpedo Squadron 3, Cavite Navy Yard, Philippines before, during, and after the December 10th, 1941 Japanese attack on Cavite Navy Yard. Included are images depicting the change of command ceremony for Admiral Francis W. Rockwell at Cavite Navy Yard on November 5, 1941. One image captures PT-31 and the other PT. The ship's log and photographs of the Alchiba reflect the activities of the Alchiba during the Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands landing on August 7, 1942, November 1942, and December 1942.

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Admiral Francis W. Rockwell Meets with Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Officer
Admiral Francis W. Rockwell Meets with Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Officer
Summary: This image depicts Admiral Francis W. Rockwell speaking with an officer from Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 during the Admiral's change of command ceremony.
Admiral Francis W. Rockwell Reviewing Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 and PT Boats
Admiral Francis W. Rockwell Reviewing Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 and PT Boats
Summary: This image depicts Francis W. Rockwell, 16th Naval District, Cavite Navy Yard, Philippine Islands reviewing Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 during change of command ceremony.
Bomb Damage to Cavite Navy Yard
Bomb Damage to Cavite Navy Yard
Summary: This image depicts a Jeep passing in front of destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 after the Japanese aerial attack on December 10, 1941
Bomb Damaged Post Exchange
Bomb Damaged Post Exchange
Summary: This image depicts a heavily bomb damaged Post Exchange building at Cavite Navy Yard, Philippine Islands, in the aftermath of the December 10 1941 Japanese aerial attack.
Camera Crew Recording Francis W. Rockwell Change of Command Ceremony
Camera Crew Recording Francis W. Rockwell Change of Command Ceremony
Summary: This additional image depicts a film camera crew recording the change of command ceremony of Admiral Francis W. Rockwell, 16th Naval District, Cavite Navy Yard, Philippine Islands.
Camera Crew Recording Francis W. Rockwell Change of Command Ceremony
Camera Crew Recording Francis W. Rockwell Change of Command Ceremony
Summary: This additional image depicts a film camera crew recording the change of command ceremony of Admiral Francis W. Rockwell, 16th Naval District, Cavite Navy Yard, Philippine Islands.
Camera Crew on Mobile Recording Platform
Camera Crew on Mobile Recording Platform
Summary: This image depicts a film camera crew recording the change of command ceremony of Admiral Francis W. Rockwell, 16th Naval District, Cavite Navy Yard, Philippine Islands.
Cavite Navy Base, Philipphine Islands Destroyed Dock
Cavite Navy Base, Philipphine Islands Destroyed Dock
Summary: This image depicts the sailors and destroyed docks of Cavite Navy Yard immediately after the Japanese aerial attack on December 10, 1941
Close Up View of Destroyed archway at Waterfront Area, Cavite City, Philipphine Islands
Close Up View of Destroyed archway at Waterfront Area, Cavite City, Philipphine Islands
Summary: This image depicts a close up view of destroyed archway at entrance to Cavite City, Philippine Islands, after the Japanese aerial attack on December 10, 1941.
Destroyed Barber Shop Building, Cavite Navy Yard
Destroyed Barber Shop Building, Cavite Navy Yard
Summary: This image depicts the destroyed barber shop in the aftermath of the Japanese aerial attack on Cavite Navy Yard, Philippine Islands, on December 10, 1941.
Destroyed Buildings, Cavite Navy Yard
Destroyed Buildings, Cavite Navy Yard
Summary: This image depicts destroyed buildings and a vehicle at a dock area of Cavite Navy Yard, Philippine Islands, after the Japanese aerial attack on December 10, 1941.
Destroyed Entrance to Cavite City
Destroyed Entrance to Cavite City
Summary: This image depicts a close up view of destroyed archway with a U.S. Navy Sailor in Dress White Uniform at entrance to Cavite City, Philippine Islands in the aftermath of the Japanese aerial attack on December 10, 1941. A bomb crater can be seen in front of the sailor.
Destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse
Destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse
Summary: This image depicts the now destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse and squadron sign, Cavite Navy Yard after the Japanese aerial attack on December 10, 1941
Destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse
Destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse
Summary: This depicts a destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse with a destroyed ambulance at the dock.
Destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse
Destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse
Summary: This closer image also depicts a destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse with a destroyed ambulance at the dock.
Destroyed Service Store Building
Destroyed Service Store Building
Summary: This image depicts the destroyed Service Store building in the aftermath of the Japanese aerial attack on Cavite Navy Yard, Philippine Islands, on December 10, 1941.
Destroyed archway at Waterfront Area, Cavite City, Philipphine Islands
Destroyed archway at Waterfront Area, Cavite City, Philipphine Islands
Summary: This image depicts destroyed archway near waterfont area at entrance to Cavite City, Philippine Islands, after the Japanese aerial attack on December 10, 1941.
Litter Bearers in Front of Destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse
Litter Bearers in Front of Destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse
Summary: This image depicts litter bearers carrying a wounded person in front of destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse. The litter bearers wear early WWI style helmets and carry M1903 Springfield Rifles.
Litter Bearers in Front of Destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse
Litter Bearers in Front of Destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse
Summary: This image also depicts litter bearers carrying a wounded person in front of destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse after the Japanese aerial attack on December 10, 1941. An unknown man inspects the wounded person on the litter. The litter bearers wear early WWI style helmets and carry M1903 Springfield Rifles.
Litter Bearers in Front of Destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse
Litter Bearers in Front of Destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse
Summary: This image also depicts litter bearers carrying a wounded person in front of destroyed Motor Torpedo Squadron 3 Warehouse after the Japanese aerial attack on December 10, 1941. An unknown man, possibly a doctor, inspects the wounded person on the litter. The litter bearers wear early WWI style helmets and carry M1903 Springfield Rifles.

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