Juneau just after being launched at the Federal Shipbuilding Company yard, Kearny, New Jersey, United States, 25 Oct 1941Juneau ready for launching, Federal Shipbuilding Company yard, Kearny, New Jersey, United States, 25 Oct 1941Juneau sliding down the ways at the Federal Shipbuilding Company yard, Kearny, New Jersey, United States during her launching ceremonies, 25 Oct 1941Cruiser Juneau coming alongside a pier at the New York Navy Yard in Feb 1942 prior to her commissioning.
Juneau just after being launched at the Federal Shipbuilding Company yard, Kearny, New Jersey, United States, 25 Oct 1941Juneau ready for launching, Federal Shipbuilding Company yard, Kearny, New Jersey, United States, 25 Oct 1941Juneau sliding down the ways at the Federal Shipbuilding Company yard, Kearny, New Jersey, United States during her launching ceremonies, 25 Oct 1941Cruiser Juneau coming alongside a pier at the New York Navy Yard in Feb 1942 prior to her commissioning.
Cruiser Juneau in New York Harbor, United States, 11 Feb 1942. Photo 1 of 3.Cruiser Juneau in New York Harbor, United States, 11 Feb 1942. Photo 2 of 3.Cruiser Juneau in New York Harbor, United States, 11 Feb 1942. Photo 3 of 3.The five Sullivan brothers aboard USS Juneau upon her commissioning at New York Navy Yard, 14 Feb 1942. Left to Right they are Joseph, Francis, Albert, Madison, and George. All five were later lost with the ship.
Cruiser Juneau in New York Harbor, United States, 11 Feb 1942. Photo 1 of 3.Cruiser Juneau in New York Harbor, United States, 11 Feb 1942. Photo 2 of 3.Cruiser Juneau in New York Harbor, United States, 11 Feb 1942. Photo 3 of 3.The five Sullivan brothers aboard USS Juneau upon her commissioning at New York Navy Yard, 14 Feb 1942. Left to Right they are Joseph, Francis, Albert, Madison, and George. All five were later lost with the ship.
USS Juneau at anchor in New York City, New York, United States, 1 Jun 1942. Note that the upper surfaces retain the earlier camouflage scheme while hull has been repainted with different pattern.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 1 of 3.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 2 of 3.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 3 of 3.
USS Juneau at anchor in New York City, New York, United States, 1 Jun 1942. Note that the upper surfaces retain the earlier camouflage scheme while hull has been repainted with different pattern.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 1 of 3.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 2 of 3.Destroyer USS Laffey (foreground) and cruiser USS Juneau in Luganville anchorage, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 16 Sep 1942. Both ships arrived with survivors of the sunken USS Wasp (Wasp-class). Photo 3 of 3.
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