Photo #: NH 90495
USS Duncan (DD-485)
Underway in the south Pacific on 7 October 1942, five days before she was sunk in the Battle of Cape Esperance.
Photographed from USS Copahee (ACV-12), which was then engaged in delivering aircraft to Guadalcanal.
The original photograph came from the illustrations package for Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison's "History of United States Naval Operations in World War II", volume V.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
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26 November 2001