Photo #: NH 50346
USS Quincy (CA-39)
Photographed from a Japanese cruiser during the Battle of Savo Island, off Guadalcanal, 9 August 1942. Quincy, seen here burning and illuminated by Japanese searchlights, was sunk in this action.
Copied from the Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison World War II history illustrations file.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Posted 29 September 1998
Rescanned and reposted 18 October 2001