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80-G-12147 USS Pensacola (CA-24)

Photo #: 80-G-12147  USS Pensacola (CA-24)
Title: USS Pensacola (CA-24)
Description: Alongside the Sand Island pier, Midway, disembarking Marine reinforcements, 25 June 1942. Aircraft in the foreground, with damaged tail, is a TBF-1 Avenger (Bureau # 00380), the only survivor of six Torpedo Squadron Eight (VT-8) TBFs that attacked the Japanese fleet on 4 June 1942. Ship in the right distance is probably USS Ballard (AVD-10). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-12147
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