Vincennes making 10.74 knots during trials off Rockland, Maine, United States, at 1258 on 12 Jan 1937Heavy cruiser USS Vincennes passing through the Panama Canal, 6 Jan 1938SB2U Vindicator scout bomber flying anti-submarine patrol over an American convoy en route for Capetown, South Africa, 27 Nov 1941; note cruisers Vincennes and QuincyVincennes at Pearl Harbor, preparing to depart for Battle of Midway, 26-28 May 1942; note SOC floatplane in foreground
Vincennes making 10.74 knots during trials off Rockland, Maine, United States, at 1258 on 12 Jan 1937Heavy cruiser USS Vincennes passing through the Panama Canal, 6 Jan 1938SB2U Vindicator scout bomber flying anti-submarine patrol over an American convoy en route for Capetown, South Africa, 27 Nov 1941; note cruisers Vincennes and QuincyVincennes at Pearl Harbor, preparing to depart for Battle of Midway, 26-28 May 1942; note SOC floatplane in foreground
Cruiser Vincennes and a destroyer guarded Yorktown as the carrier was being abandoned, 4 Jun 1942Heavy 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.
Cruiser Vincennes and a destroyer guarded Yorktown as the carrier was being abandoned, 4 Jun 1942Heavy 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.
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