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80-G-40069 USS Boise (CL-47)

Photo #: 80-G-40069  USS Boise (CL-47)
Title: USS Boise (CL-47)
Description: Arrives at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, for battle damage repairs, November 1942. She had been hit by enemy shellfire in the Battle of Cape Esperance on 12 October 1942, resulting in a large fire that burned out her three forward 6/47 gun turrets and their ammunition spaces. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-40069
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