Heavy cruiser USS Vincennes on her way to Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, early Aug 1942. Vincennes was lost within a week. Note modified Measure 12 paint scheme.

Caption     Heavy cruiser USS Vincennes on her way to Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, early Aug 1942. Vincennes was lost within a week. Note modified Measure 12 paint scheme. ww2dbase
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1. debbie garvey says:
16 Oct 2016 10:14:29 AM

My Uncle was wounded in this battle. John (Jack) Garvey. Trying to find a list of sailors injured on this ship, but have been unsuccessful. Trying to research this for my great nephew.
2. Anonymous says:
28 Jan 2017 05:41:55 PM

My father fought at Guadalcanal and wrote his life story which I'm working on to publish. I noticed that you credit your photos as public domain. I'd like to use some of these in the book, but know that I need source and catalog number even though it's permissible to use them. Do you know the sources of these photos? I appreciate your time and help. Thanks, Chuck

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