Photo #: 80-G-10535
USS Memphis (CL-13)
View on deck, looking aft from the bow while the ship was underway in the South Atlantic, circa 1941-1942.
Note 6"/53 guns in her forward turret and casemate mountings, 3"/50 anti-aircraft gun behind the turret, rangefinders and other fire control equipment on the foremast.
Crewmen are wearing the short "Whites" popular in the tropics.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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2 September 2002