Ammunition removal and clean up of turrents No. 3 and 4 mounts before turrets‘
removal which lasted until summer 1942. In
the picture dated May 18, 1942 we can see
the opened turrents and in the picture upper
part the pumps discharging the water from
the turrets‘ locations (photo: National Archives).
Removal of the ammunition remnats was
difficult and dangerous job. There were still
fire fumes under the deck presenting the
danger of gas poisoning. In this photograph
dated October 5, 1942 we can see the proces
of ammunition magazines clean up on 1st
and 2nd deck below gun turret No. 3 (photo:
Digital Archives of Hawaiʻi).