|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands, Guadalcanal|
|Date made||7 - 9 August 1942|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Starboard side view of the United States Northampton class heavy cruiser, USS Chicago (CA-29) in ...
Starboard side view of the United States Northampton class heavy cruiser, USS Chicago (CA-29) in the waters off Guadalcanal Island where she was engaged in the Battle of Savo Island. On 9 August 1942, hit by a Japanese destroyer's torpedo, USS Chicago fought heavy damage while continuing to engage until contact with the enemy was lost.