Photo #: 80-G-708174
Barroso (Brazilian Light Cruiser, 1951)
Brazilian Sailors working on one of the ship's 40mm twin gun mounts, at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, 27 March 1951. Previously USS Philadelphia (CL-41), transferred to Brazil in January 1951, Barroso was then undergoing a pre-commissioning overhaul.
USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37) and an escort aircraft carrier are laid up in the background.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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15 April 2002