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80-G-300235 USS Boise (CL-47)

Photo #: 80-G-300235  USS Boise (CL-47)
Title: USS Boise (CL-47)
Description: Arrives at the Philadelphia Navy Yard in November 1942 for repair of battle damage received during the 11-12 October Battle of Cape Esperance. Note the forward 6/47 triple gun turret trained to starboard. It was jammed in this position during the action, when a Japanese 8 shell hit the armored barbette just below the turret. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-300235
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