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Torpedo damage to the cruiser USS St. Louis sustained during the Battle of Kolombangara on 13 Jul 1943 during the Solomon Island Campaign. The photo was taken at Espiritu Santo on 20 Jul 1943.Mare Island photo of bow damage to USS St. Louis after a torpedo hit in the Battle of Kolombangara, 13 Jul 1943, although this photo was taken on 19 Aug 1943. Note the offset from center of 12ft 7in. Photo 1 of 2.Mare Island photo of bow damage to USS St. Louis after a torpedo hit in the Battle of Kolombangara, 13 Jul 1943, although this photo was taken on 19 Aug 1943. Note the offset from center of 12ft 7in. Photo 2 of 2.Guns and other topside weight being removed from the damaged cruiser USS St. Louis before removing the damaged bow section altogether, Sep 1943, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States.
Torpedo damage to the cruiser USS St. Louis sustained during the Battle of Kolombangara on 13 Jul 1943 during the Solomon Island Campaign. The photo was taken at Espiritu Santo on 20 Jul 1943.Mare Island photo of bow damage to USS St. Louis after a torpedo hit in the Battle of Kolombangara, 13 Jul 1943, although this photo was taken on 19 Aug 1943. Note the offset from center of 12ft 7in. Photo 1 of 2.Mare Island photo of bow damage to USS St. Louis after a torpedo hit in the Battle of Kolombangara, 13 Jul 1943, although this photo was taken on 19 Aug 1943. Note the offset from center of 12ft 7in. Photo 2 of 2.Guns and other topside weight being removed from the damaged cruiser USS St. Louis before removing the damaged bow section altogether, Sep 1943, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States.
The new bow section of the cruiser USS St. Louis, 1 Oct 1943, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States. The white lines mark the areas of new construction. Photo 1 of 2.The new bow section of the cruiser USS St. Louis, 1 Oct 1943, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States. The white lines mark the areas of new construction. Photo 2 of 2.Task Force bound from Kwajalein to Saipan for the invasion of the Mariana Islands, mid-Jun 1944. Photo taken from USS Honolulu. Note the OS2U Kingfisher float plane on the catapult.Cruisers USS New Orleans and St. Louis bombard Saipan in the Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944. Photo taken from USS Wichita.
The new bow section of the cruiser USS St. Louis, 1 Oct 1943, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States. The white lines mark the areas of new construction. Photo 1 of 2.The new bow section of the cruiser USS St. Louis, 1 Oct 1943, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States. The white lines mark the areas of new construction. Photo 2 of 2.Task Force bound from Kwajalein to Saipan for the invasion of the Mariana Islands, mid-Jun 1944. Photo taken from USS Honolulu. Note the OS2U Kingfisher float plane on the catapult.Cruisers USS New Orleans and St. Louis bombard Saipan in the Mariana Islands, 15 Jun 1944. Photo taken from USS Wichita.
Cruiser USS St Louis bombarding Guam, Mariana Islands, 21 Jul 1944. Note the Measure 32, Design 2C paint scheme; only St Louis and Honolulu were painted this way.USS St. Louis at Guam, Mariana Islands painted in Measure 32, Design 2C “Dazzle” paint, 1944.Light cruiser USS St. Louis at San Pedro, California at the conclusion of drydock repairs, 5 Oct 1944. Note Measure 32, Design 2C paint and all main batteries trained to starboard.Crewmen of USS St. Louis fighting fires in the hangar, after the ship was struck by a special attack airccraft off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 27 Nov 1944; note wrecked SOC aircraft in background
Cruiser USS St Louis bombarding Guam, Mariana Islands, 21 Jul 1944. Note the Measure 32, Design 2C paint scheme; only St Louis and Honolulu were painted this way.USS St. Louis at Guam, Mariana Islands painted in Measure 32, Design 2C “Dazzle” paint, 1944.Light cruiser USS St. Louis at San Pedro, California at the conclusion of drydock repairs, 5 Oct 1944. Note Measure 32, Design 2C paint and all main batteries trained to starboard.Crewmen of USS St. Louis fighting fires in the hangar, after the ship was struck by a special attack airccraft off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 27 Nov 1944; note wrecked SOC aircraft in background
Cruiser USS St. Louis in Leyte Gulf, Philippines immediately after being struck by an Aichi D3A “Val” dive bomber, 27 Nov 1944.Seamen Raymond Graysneck and Verle Kelly, who were blown off the deck of USS St. Louis when the ship was hit by a special attack aircraft, being rescued by destroyer USS Waller, 27 Nov 1944, Leyte Gulf, Philippines.USS St. Louis immediately after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft abaft the No. 5 gun turret, Leyte Gulf, 27 Nov 1944. The photo was taken from the battleship USS West Virginia.
Cruiser USS St. Louis in Leyte Gulf, Philippines immediately after being struck by an Aichi D3A “Val” dive bomber, 27 Nov 1944.Seamen Raymond Graysneck and Verle Kelly, who were blown off the deck of USS St. Louis when the ship was hit by a special attack aircraft, being rescued by destroyer USS Waller, 27 Nov 1944, Leyte Gulf, Philippines.USS St. Louis immediately after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft abaft the No. 5 gun turret, Leyte Gulf, 27 Nov 1944. The photo was taken from the battleship USS West Virginia.

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