|Caption||A column of smoke 500 feet wide rising from the capsized and burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa after being struck by the first Japanese Kaiten deployed, Ulithi Atoll, 20 Nov 1944. Oiler USS Pamanset in the foreground. ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Navy|
|Photos on Same Day||20 Nov 1944|
|Photos at Same Place||Ulithi, Caroline Islands|
|Added By||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date||1 Jan 2019|
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15 Jul 2020 07:28:17 PM
This photo is more frequently captioned with the USS Taluga seen at right but a closer look at the paint scheme and the location within the anchorage suggest more strongly that this is the USS Pamanset.