Photo #: 80-G-232270
Waterspout in Solomon Islands waters
Photographed from USS Montpelier (CL-57) on 19 May 1944.
The ship between the photographer and the waterspout is USS Cleveland (CL-55).
This was one day before Cleveland bombarded an island in the Solomons and was straddled by return fire.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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9 September 2002