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The last photographs of the USS Oregon

Scrapping

Courtesy of Mr. Robert Lawrence

The scrapping of the USS Oregon begins.

 

Scrapping 2

Courtesy of Mr. Robert Lawrence

USS Oregon during the scrapping process as two boaters observe.

 

Scrapping 3

Courtesy of Mr. Robert Lawrence

This large opening in the deck once housed the powerful 13" rifles that helped forge a new world power. Note the yard worker at the upper left of the photograph.

 

Slabs of Armor

Courtesy of Mr. Robert Lawrence

A little boy stands next to the slabs of armor that once protected the USS Oregon. The scrapping process is complete; the ship as a whole is no more, just a memory. 

 

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