Photo #: 80-G-2408
Convoy out of Brooklyn, New York, February 1942
USS Neville (AP-16) is in the foreground. Other ships present include at least six other transports, a light cruiser and a battleship. This is probably the convoy that left the east coast on 19 February 1942, bound across the Atlantic to Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Photographed from a Naval Air Station Lakehurst, New Jersey, blimp.
Note the extensive use of Measure 12 (Modified) camouflage on these ships.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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4 March 2002