Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NHF-078 Vice Admiral James Maher Collection

7 black and white photos taken during World War II, donated to the Naval Historical Foundation by Vice Admiral James Maher, and subsequently donated to the Naval History and Heritage Command.  Air attacks at Tulagi and Guadalcanal; general quarters USS San Juan (CL-54); captured Japanese naval personnel;  USS North Carolina (BB-55); USS Vestal (AR-4); USS Washington (BB-56). Most photos have been assigned NH numbers.
Title: Vice Admiral James Maher Collection
Caption: Collection Photo #NH 83072: Crewmen of USS San Juan (CL-54) at general quarters, while the ship was at sea, circa 1942. View looks aft from the after superstructure. Note flash-protection clothing worn by the men, 1.1 quadruple anti-aircraft machine gun mount in left center, 5/38 guns beyond, and depth charges on K-gun throwers by the main deck edge.
Description: 7 black and white photos taken during World War II, donated to the Naval Historical Foundation by Vice Admiral James Maher, and subsequently donated to the Naval History and Heritage Command. Air attacks at Tulagi and Guadalcanal; general quarters USS San Juan (CL-54); captured Japanese naval personnel; USS North Carolina (BB-55); USS Vestal (AR-4); USS Washington (BB-56). Most photos have been assigned NH numbers.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-078
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
After this Year: 1940
Before this Year: 1946
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