Photo #: 80-G-K-1117 (Color)
Bora Bora, Society Islands
U.S. Navy ships in Teavanui Harbor in February 1942. The town of Vaitape is in the left center.
The cruiser and destroyer on the right are probably USS Trenton (CL-11) -- with four smokestacks, and USS Sampson (DD-394). An oiler is in the center distance.
See Photo # 80-G-K-1117 (cropped) for a version of this image emphasizing the ships on the right.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 18 April 2006