Photo #: 80-G-K-5986 (Color)
Loss of USS Indianapolis, July 1945
Survivors of USS Indianapolis (CA-35) are brought ashore from USS Tranquillity (AH-14) at Guam, 8 August 1945. Nurses and sailors are watching from the hospital ship's deck.
Note Tranquillity's nested lifeboats. Also busses on the pier.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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31 December 1998