Photo #: 80-G-K-1467-A (Color)
Kinugawa Maru (Japanese cargo ship)
Beached and sunk on the Guadalcanal shore, November 1943.
She had been sunk by U.S. aircraft on 15 November 1942, while attempting to deliver men and supplies to Japanese forces holding the northern part of the island.
Savo Island is in the distance.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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9 November 2001