Photo #: NH 97982
Honda Point Disaster, September 1923
Wreck of USS Chauncey (DD-296) near shore, during salvage operations some time after 8 September 1923, when she went aground on Honda Point with six other destroyers. Sheer legs are rigged atop her galley deckhouse to assist in removing items from the ship. Her midships 4"/50 guns have already been sent ashore.
The wreck of USS Woodbury (DD-309) is in the middle distance.
Photographed by Sever.
Collection of Lieutenant Kelly Green.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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10 July 2002