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Down by the bow, USS New Orleans arriving in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. The night before, New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.

Caption     Down by the bow, USS New Orleans arriving in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. The night before, New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow. ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy via NavSource
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Photos on Same Day 1 Dec 1942
Photos at Same Place Tulagi, Solomon Islands, British Western Pacific Territories
Added By David Stubblebine

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
6 Aug 2020 04:18:09 PM

Note the tip of the bow of destroyer USS Maury alongside New Orleans at left.

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WW2-Era Place Name Tulagi, Solomon Islands, British Western Pacific Territories
Lat/Long -9.0996, 160.1597
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