Photo #: SC 185701
Pearl Harbor LST Explosion, 21 May 1944
Smoke rises from the wreck of USS LST-480, at right, as tugs and other craft try to put out her fires.
At left is USS LST-39, also burning, with men on her bow ramp, probably removing cargo, and other vessels alongside and nearby.
Photograph is dated 22 May 1944, the day after the explosion.
Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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Image posted 1 June 2006