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USS Helena off Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 1 Jul 1942Laffey at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides with survivors of Wasp on board, 16 Sep 1942; note Helena and a destroyer in background
USS Helena off Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 1 Jul 1942Laffey at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides with survivors of Wasp on board, 16 Sep 1942; note Helena and a destroyer in background
USS Helena at a base in the South Pacific, circa 1943USS Helena performing night time bombardment of Japanese positions in the Munda-Vila area, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, 13 May 1943; photo taken from USS Honolulu
USS Helena at a base in the South Pacific, circa 1943USS Helena performing night time bombardment of Japanese positions in the Munda-Vila area, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, 13 May 1943; photo taken from USS Honolulu
USS St. Louis, USS Helena, and USS Honolulu off Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 20 Jun 1943Rescued survivors of USS Helena aboard destroyer USS Nicholas, Solomon Islands, 6 Jul 1943
USS St. Louis, USS Helena, and USS Honolulu off Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 20 Jun 1943Rescued survivors of USS Helena aboard destroyer USS Nicholas, Solomon Islands, 6 Jul 1943
US Marines aboard USS Honolulu firing a salute during funeral services for a casualty from sunken USS Helena, circa 6 Jul 1943USS Helena (left) and USS St. Louis (right) firing during Battle of Kula Gulf in the Solomon Islands, 6 Jul 1943; photo taken from USS Honolulu
US Marines aboard USS Honolulu firing a salute during funeral services for a casualty from sunken USS Helena, circa 6 Jul 1943USS Helena (left) and USS St. Louis (right) firing during Battle of Kula Gulf in the Solomon Islands, 6 Jul 1943; photo taken from USS Honolulu
Admiral Walden Ainsworth meeting Captain Charles Carpenter (right) and survivors of USS Helena, 7 Jul 1943Admiral Walden Ainsworth speaking at the funeral service for Irwin Edwards, who died of wounds sustained during USS Helena
Admiral Walden Ainsworth meeting Captain Charles Carpenter (right) and survivors of USS Helena, 7 Jul 1943Admiral Walden Ainsworth speaking at the funeral service for Irwin Edwards, who died of wounds sustained during USS Helena's sinking, 7 Jul 1943
Survivor of USS Helena receiving clothing and gear on Tulagi, Solomon Islands, circa 7 Jul 1943Survivors of USS Helena aboard a destroyer, 7 Jul 1943
Survivor of USS Helena receiving clothing and gear on Tulagi, Solomon Islands, circa 7 Jul 1943Survivors of USS Helena aboard a destroyer, 7 Jul 1943
Survivors of USS Helena being transferred from destroyer USS Nicholas to cruiser USS Honolulu, Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 Jul 1943, photo 1 of 3Survivors of USS Helena being transferred from destroyer USS Nicholas to cruiser USS Honolulu, Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 Jul 1943, photo 2 of 3
Survivors of USS Helena being transferred from destroyer USS Nicholas to cruiser USS Honolulu, Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 Jul 1943, photo 1 of 3Survivors of USS Helena being transferred from destroyer USS Nicholas to cruiser USS Honolulu, Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 Jul 1943, photo 2 of 3
Survivors of USS Helena being transferred from destroyer USS Nicholas to cruiser USS Honolulu, Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 Jul 1943, photo 3 of 3Survivors of USS Helena, circa 7 Jul 1943
Survivors of USS Helena being transferred from destroyer USS Nicholas to cruiser USS Honolulu, Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 7 Jul 1943, photo 3 of 3Survivors of USS Helena, circa 7 Jul 1943
Survivors of USS Helena, circa 7 Jul 1943US government war bond poster featuring USS Helena, 1 Dec 1943
Survivors of USS Helena, circa 7 Jul 1943US government war bond poster featuring USS Helena, 1 Dec 1943
US Navy War Damage Report drawing for USS Helena, 1 Mar 1944
US Navy War Damage Report drawing for USS Helena, 1 Mar 1944

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