Photo #: 80-G-700024
USS Santa Fe (CL-60)
Rolling about 35 degrees to starboard as she rides out a typhoon encountered in the South China Sea, probably on 18-19 December 1944.
Note that her forward 6"47 gun turret is trained to one side to avoid shipping water through its gun ports.
The photograph was released for publication on 26 July 1945.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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14 October 2002