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80-G-K-1837 British Landing Ship Infantry (Large)

Photo #: 80-G-K-1837 British Landing Ship Infantry (Large)
Title: British Landing Ship Infantry (Large)
Description: Steaming toward Mers-el-Kebir harbor, Algeria, circa July 1943. The city of Oran is in the left distance. This is one of several large amphibious transports converted from commercial passenger liners for use by the Royal Navy. It appears to be streaming a barrage balloon. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-K-1837
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