Destroyer USS Shaw transferring survivors of sunken destroyer USS Porter to battleship USS South Dakota (foreground) while underway toward Efate, New Hebrides, 28 Oct 1942.

Caption   Destroyer USS Shaw transferring survivors of sunken destroyer USS Porter to battleship USS South Dakota (foreground) while underway toward Efate, New Hebrides, 28 Oct 1942. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-33381
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Mark 12 5-inch/38 caliber   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 28 Oct 1942
Photos at Same Place Pacific Ocean
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 22 Jan 2021

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