Photo #: 80-G-K-563 (Color)
USS Quincy (CA-39)
Photographed from USS Wasp (CV-7), at Noumea, New Caledonia, on the eve of the invasion of Guadalcanal, 3 August 1942. She was sunk six days later, during the Battle of Savo Island.
Note Quincy's signal flags and Measure 12, Modified, camouflage scheme.
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