V-J Day, August 15, 1945. USS Oahu (ARG-5), crew is at prayer upon hearing the news of surrender at Eniwetok, Atoll, Marshall Islands, August 15, 1945. Decommissioned in 1947, she was transferred to the Maritime Administration in July 1963. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2015/11/17). Note, original photograph is extremely curved.