Men working in the control room aboard USS Wahoo, 27 Jan 1943 while at 300 feet during a depth charge attack by a Japanese destroyer. They had taken 6 depth charges and were awaiting more.

Caption   Men working in the control room aboard USS Wahoo, 27 Jan 1943 while at 300 feet during a depth charge attack by a Japanese destroyer. They had taken 6 depth charges and were awaiting more. ww2dbase
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Identification Code   80-G-38602
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 9 Nov 2014

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
25 Nov 2016 07:31:37 PM

LtCdr Dudley Morton, Wahoo's commanding officer, reported this action as: "Another running gun fight ... destroyer gunning ... Wahoo running." The shaved head on the crewman on the right is a product of an Equator Line-Crossing ceremony three days earlier.

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