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NH 59854 Captain Arleigh A. Burke, USN

Photo #: NH 59854  Captain Arleigh A. Burke, USN
Description: Commander Destroyer Squadron 23 (seen in profile, left center) Reading on the starboard bridge wing of his flagship, USS Charles Ausburne (DD-570), during operations in the Solomon Islands in 1943-1944. The DesRon 23 Little Beaver insignia is painted on on the ship's bridge wing. Note scoreboard painted on the side of Charles Ausburne's Mark 37 gun director, life ring, navigation lights and crewmen on watch, some wearing headphones. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Collection of Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, USN. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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