Photo #: 80-G-7398
Battle of the Coral Sea, May 1942
A destroyer alongside USS Lexington (CV-2) as the carrier is abandoned during the afternoon of 8 May 1942.
Note crewmen sliding down lines on Lexington's starboard quarter.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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24 April 2000