USS Alabama BB-60 Sailor's Censored Mail August 14, 1943 - Overhaul at Norfolk, VA

USS Alabama BB-60 Sailor's Censored Mail August 14, 1943 - Overhaul at Norfolk, VA

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USS Alabama BB-60 Sailor's Censored Mail August 14, 1943 - Overhaul at Norfolk, VA

Alabama was detached from the British Home Fleet on 1 August 1943, and, in company with South Dakota and screening destroyers, sailed for Norfolk, arriving there on 9 August. For the next ten days, Alabama underwent a period of overhaul a nd repairs. This work completed, the battleship departed Norfolk on 20 August 1943 for the Pacific. Transiting the Panama Canal five days later, she dropped anchor in Havannah Harbor, at Efate, in the New Hebrides, on 14 September.