Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 1 of 2Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 2 of 2Torpedo damage to the stern of USS Portland as she was undergoing temporary repairs at Tulagi, Solomon Islands. The blast took off Portland’s two inboard propellers, jammed the rudder, and froze the No. 3 turretDown by the bow, USS New Orleans arriving in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. The night before, New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.
Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 1 of 2Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 2 of 2Torpedo damage to the stern of USS Portland as she was undergoing temporary repairs at Tulagi, Solomon Islands. The blast took off Portland’s two inboard propellers, jammed the rudder, and froze the No. 3 turretDown by the bow, USS New Orleans arriving in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. The night before, New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.
Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-109 commanded by Ensign Bryant L Larson delivering 96 survivors from the sunken cruiser USS Northampton to Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. Note the cruiser USS New Orleans at left.USS New Orleans making repairs under make-shift camouflage in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.Elco 80-foot torpedo boats PT-149 and PT-122 at Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 1943. Note Mark XIII torpedoes and radar dome atop the mast.Cruiser USS St Louis departing Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 12 Jul 1943. The bow of fleet oiler USS Lackawanna is visible on the right.
Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-109 commanded by Ensign Bryant L Larson delivering 96 survivors from the sunken cruiser USS Northampton to Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. Note the cruiser USS New Orleans at left.USS New Orleans making repairs under make-shift camouflage in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.Elco 80-foot torpedo boats PT-149 and PT-122 at Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 1943. Note Mark XIII torpedoes and radar dome atop the mast.Cruiser USS St Louis departing Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 12 Jul 1943. The bow of fleet oiler USS Lackawanna is visible on the right.


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