US Navy warship USS Vincennes, CA-44

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Title US Navy warship USS Vincennes, CA-44
Photo Number P0258n1_06_27
Description Image of US Navy warship USS Vincennes (CA-44), in 1942, Guadalcanal.
Keywords Military; Navy; Men; Boats and boating; Battleships; World War II; Guadalcanal
Subject Warships--Photographs; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)--Photographs
Additional Information Starboard side view of the New Orleans class heavy cruiser USS Vincennes (CA-44) sailing in formation with other U.S. ships off Guadalcanal following the invasion of the Solomon Islands on 7 August 1942. The ship is in dapple Measure 12 camouflage scheme. The USS Vincennes, along with sister ships USS Astoria (CA-34) and USS Quincy (CA-39) would be sunk in a night surface action with Japanese warships off Savo Island on 9 August 1942. This is likely the last photo taken of the ship before it was lost in battle.
Spatial Coverage Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
Collection Number and Name P0258 Reo Robbins Photograph Collection
Collection Name Reo Robbins
Date 1942
Textual Date 1942
Creator Reo Robbins
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Donated By/Purchased From Reo Robbins
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6k653m2
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2004-03-20
Date Modified 2018-03-09
ID 941327
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