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80-G-13488 Battle of Savo Island, 9 August 1942

Photo #: 80-G-13488  Battle of Savo Island, 9 August 1942
Title: Battle of Savo Island, 9 August 1942
Description: U.S. destroyers remove the crew from the fatally-damaged HMAS Canberra, off Guadalcanal at about 0630 on the morning of 9 August 1942, following the Battle of Savo Island. USS Blue (DD-387) is alongside Canberra's port bow, as USS Patterson (DD-392) approaches from astern. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-13488
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