Photo #: 80-G-K-554 (Color)
USS President Adams (AP-38)
Photographed from USS Wasp (CV-7), at Noumea, New Caledonia, 4 August 1942. She is crowded with U.S. Marines, bound for the invasion of Guadalcanal.
USS Quincy (CA-39) is in the background.
Note President Adams' liferafts, landing craft and climbing netting.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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Posted 29 September 1998
Rescanned and reposted 18 October 2001