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H-009-2: USS Quincy (CA-39) in the Battle of Savo Island, 9 August 1942 

H-Gram 009, Attachment 2
Samuel J. Cox, Director NHHC
August 2017 

Photo #: NH 50346 USS Quincy (CA-39)
USS Quincy (CA-39) photographed from a Japanese cruiser during the Battle of Savo Island, off Guadalcanal, 9 August 1942. Quincy, seen here burning and illuminated by Japanese searchlights, was sunk in this action (NH 50346).
Published: Mon May 06 15:31:52 EDT 2019