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80-G-464653 Neosho

Photo #: 80-G-464653  USS Neosho (AO 23)
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Description: Refueling USS Yorktown (CV 5), 1 May 1942, shortly before the Battle of Coral Sea. Note use of Yorktown's aircraft crane to support her end of the refueling rig. Neosho was bombed by Japanese carrier planes on 7 May 1942 and scuttled on 11 May. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-464653
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