Photo #: NH 50947
USS Northampton (CA-26)
Under attack by a Japanese seaplane, during the U.S. raid on Wake Island, 24 February 1942.
Photographed from USS Salt Lake City (CA-25), one of whose 1.1" machine gun mounts is in the foreground.
Note anti-aircraft shell bursts above Northampton and nearby bomb splash.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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1 January 2002