USS New Mexico: Philadelphia Naval Shipyard 1931-1934

USS New Mexico entering dry dock

USS New Mexico – 1931

Removing the a cage mast.  Note work being done on main battery turrets.

USS New Mexico in dry dock.

Stern view of USS New Mexico in dry dock prior to reconstruction of superstructure.

Fourteen inch guns.

 

Boilers.  USS New Mexico, during her 1931-1933 overhaul, was converted from electric drive.  The boilers she received came from USS Florida.

Shifting the boilers.

Recontruction of USS New Mexico’s continues.

Preparing to leave dry dock following overhaul.

Stern view of USS New Mexico preparing to leave dry dock following overhaul.

USS New Mexico following 1931-1933 overhaul at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard.

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