Photo #: 80-G-342777
USS Honolulu (CL-48)
Crewmen resting on deck on 7 August 1943. Their ship was then at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, undergoing repairs for torpedo damage received in the Battle of Kolombangara, 13 July 1943.
Note inflatable life belts and shoes in use as pillows.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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4 March 2002