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80-G-40067 USS Boise (CL-47)

Photo #: 80-G-40067  USS Boise (CL-47)
Title: USS Boise (CL-47)
Description: Crewmen line the forward superstructure as the ship arrives at the Philadelphia Navy Yard in November 1942 to receive repairs for serious damage inflicted during the 11-12 October Battle of Cape Esperance. Note scoreboard of six Japanese naval flags, with cruiser and destroyer silhouettes, painted on the pilothouse side. See Photo # 80-G-36299 for a closer view of this scoreboard. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-40067
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