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Destroyer USS Knapp with battleship USS Alabama of Task Group 58.3 steaming from New Guinea toward Truk, 28 Apr 1944.

Caption   Destroyer USS Knapp with battleship USS Alabama of Task Group 58.3 steaming from New Guinea toward Truk, 28 Apr 1944. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-234777
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jun 2019

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
26 May 2019 11:03:57 PM

Some sources list the accompanying battleship as the Massachusetts, Alabama’s sister ship, but the Massachusetts departed the formation at dawn that morning bound for Seeadler.

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