Photo #: 80-G-245431
USS Nelson (DD-623)
Under tow toward Boston harbor, Massachusetts, on 26 August 1944, following temporary repairs in England.
Nelson's stern had been blown off by a torpedo from a German motor torpedo boat in a night attack off Normandy on 13 June 1944.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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18 December 2003