August 1942 Scene just after the Japanese torpedo plane attack on shipping between Guadalcanal and Tulagi, 8 August 1942. USS George F. Elliott (AP-13) is afire in the left center. She had been hit by a crashing enemy aircraft. The other two smoke plumes mark the locations of planes that crashed into the water. Collection of Admiral Richmond K. Turner, USN. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.