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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: Tue Feb 27 10:08:11 EST 2018