Destroyer USS Tucker after nearly being blown in two by a mine getting towed by the stern toward shallow water by YP-346, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 3 Aug 1942.

Caption   Destroyer USS Tucker after nearly being blown in two by a mine getting towed by the stern toward shallow water by YP-346, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 3 Aug 1942. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   NH 77030
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Tucker   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 3 Aug 1942
Photos at Same Place Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 21 Jan 2020

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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WW2-Era Place Name Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides
Lat/Long -15.5905, 167.1215


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