Photo #: 80-G-2275
Steaming toward Capetown, South Africa, in November 1941.
USS Quincy (CA-39) leads the nearest column, followed by USS Wakefield (AP-21), USS Mount Vernon (AP-22), USS West Point (AP-23) and USS Cimarron (AO-22). The second column is led by USS Ranger (CV-4), followed by USS Orizaba (AP-24), USS Leonard Wood (AP-25), USS Joseph T. Dickman (AP-26) and USS Vincennes (CA-44). The other ships present are destroyers.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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18 April 2004