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HMS Edinburgh and the cruiser USS Tuscaloosa underway in the Atlantic Ocean while escorting USS Wasp, 3 Apr 1942; side 1 of photo

Caption   HMS Edinburgh and the cruiser USS Tuscaloosa underway in the Atlantic Ocean while escorting USS Wasp, 3 Apr 1942; side 1 of photo ww2dbase
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Photos on Same Day 3 Apr 1942
Photos at Same Place Atlantic Ocean
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 11 Jan 2011
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1. Anonymous says:
11 Jan 2011 01:03:42 PM

The ship behind the HMS Edinburg is not a destroyer but a cruiser of the New Orleans class.
2. Anonymous says:
11 Jan 2011 01:07:41 PM

Correction: The cruiser is probably USS Wichita which was the American flagship for this convoy.
3. Anonymous says:
27 Jun 2012 12:16:20 PM

This is not the Wichita. The Wichita had a twin catapults and a crane on her stern.
4. Evan Dwyer says:
25 Jul 2019 06:37:04 PM

That’s Tuscaloosa
5. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
26 Jul 2019 05:20:07 PM

Evan Dwyer (above):
After doing some checking, I concur – that is the Tuscaloosa. Thank you for pointing this out and the caption has been amended.

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