Photo #: 80-G-625880
USS Saint Paul (CA-73)
Fires her forward 8"/55 guns at enemy gun positions at Hungnam, North Korea, on 26 July 1953, the day before the Korean armistice was signed.
Three shells are faintly visible in the upper right.
On 2159 hrs on 27 July 1953, a minute prior to the armistice taking effect, Saint Paul fired the last Navy bombardment round of the Korean War.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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5 November 1999