Photo #: 80-G-K-2014 (Color)
USS Philadelphia (CL-41)
Roman Catholic church services on the ship's after deck, while she was at Algiers, Algeria, circa 1944.
Note the use of the U.S. Ensign and signal flags as a backdrop, and the cruiser's aircraft catapults flanking the ceremonies.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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1 May 2002