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USS Cole
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Photos of the Damage

The thumbnail images and captions are linked to screen-sized images; larger images are linked to the words "Hi-Rez Image". All photos are US Navy Official photos or US DoD Official photos, except as noted. Additional photos will be added as they become available.

 [THUMBNAIL] The first released close-up view of Cole's damage. The hole is in way of Main Engine Room #1, which contains the starboard main engines. This view looks forward from slightly aft of the hole.
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 [THUMBNAIL] A second early close-up view of the hole.

 [THUMBNAIL] An overhead view of the hole after salvage and recovery operations had begun.

 [THUMBNAIL] A general broadside view of the damaged area a few days after the attack.

 [THUMBNAIL] A closer broadside view.

 [THUMBNAIL] A close view of the hole, looking slightly forward.

 [THUMBNAIL] General view of the port-side aft SPY-1D radar array. This array is above and slightly forward of the explosion center. The outer surface of the array is a protective rubber cover, which has been perforated by the explosion.

 [THUMBNAIL] A diver working underwater in a flooded machinery space aboard Cole, 18 October 2000.

 [THUMBNAIL] A diver prepares to get to work in a flooded machinery space aboard Cole, 18 October 2000.

 [THUMBNAIL] Damage control - plugging efforts to seal a failed propeller shaft bulkhead seal between flooded and non-flooded spaces aboard Cole.
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