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80-G-K-526 U.S. Navy ships

Photo #: 80-G-K-526 U.S. Navy ships
Title: U.S. Navy ships
Description: Probably at Noumea, New Caledonia, as seen from USS Wasp (CV-7) on the eve of the Guadalcanal-Tulagi invasion. Photo is dated 4 August 1942. Ship on the left is USS Kanawha (AO-1). That at right is USS San Juan (CL-54). An old flush-deck destroyer, still with four stacks, is in the center. Ships in the center distance include a heavy cruiser (left) and a transport (right). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-K-526
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