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80-G-33379 USS Smith (DD-378)

Photo #: 80-G-33379  USS Smith (DD-378)
Title: USS Smith (DD-378)
Description: Refueling from USS South Dakota (BB-57) on 28 October 1942. Her two forward 5/38 guns and much of her forward superstructure are burned out and otherwise damaged, the result of a Japanese torpedo plane that crashed into her two days earlier, during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-33379
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