USS President Adams (AP-38) Photographed from USS Wasp (CV-7), at Noumea, New Caledonia, 4 August 1942. She is crowded with U.S. Marines, bound for the invasion of Guadalcanal. USS Quincy (CA-39) is in the background. Note President Adams' liferafts, landing craft and climbing netting. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.