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80-G-79981-21 Battle of Midway, June 1942

Photo #: 80-G-79981-21  Battle of Midway, June 1942
Title: Battle of Midway, June 1942
Description: Cutter from the sunken Japanese aircraft carrier Hiryu, suspended from the starboard boat davits of USS Ballard (AVD-10), at Midway circa late June 1942. This boat had been picked up on 19 June, along with its occupants, who became prisoners of war. USS PT-25 and PT-30 are among the 77-foot ELCO-type PT boats visible in the right and left background. Note Ballard's motor whaleboat, cane fender, dark-colored awnings and smokestack details. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-79981-21
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