Photo #: 80-G-K-2231 (Color)
USS Meade (DD-602)
Depth charge exploding astern, after it was dropped from the destroyer's stern depth charge racks, circa 1944.
Meade is painted in Camouflage Measure 31, Design 6d, which is partially visible on her after smokestack, in the foreground of the photograph.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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30 April 2003