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United States Marine preparing to throw a Mark II “pineapple” grenade on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942. Note Browning Automatic Rifle at left.Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 1 of 2
United States Marine preparing to throw a Mark II “pineapple” grenade on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942. Note Browning Automatic Rifle at left.Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 1 of 2
Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 2 of 2Torpedo damage to the stern of USS Portland as she was undergoing temporary repairs at Tulagi, Solomon Islands. The blast took off Portland’s two inboard propellers, jammed the rudder, and froze the No. 3 turret
Floating Japanese G4M1 bomber off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 8 Aug 1942 as seen from the destroyer USS Ellet. The bomber was shot down during an aerial torpedo attack on the Allied shipping off Tulagi. Photo 2 of 2Torpedo damage to the stern of USS Portland as she was undergoing temporary repairs at Tulagi, Solomon Islands. The blast took off Portland’s two inboard propellers, jammed the rudder, and froze the No. 3 turret
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.Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-109 commanded by Ensign Bryant L Larson delivering 96 survivors from the sunken cruiser USS Northampton to Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. Note the cruiser USS New Orleans at left.
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.Elco 80-foot torpedo boat PT-109 commanded by Ensign Bryant L Larson delivering 96 survivors from the sunken cruiser USS Northampton to Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. Note the cruiser USS New Orleans at left.
Japanese Type 93 torpedo that beached itself at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943. After analysis, this torpedo was put display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States. Photo 1 of 2.Japanese Type 93 torpedo that beached itself at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943. After analysis, this torpedo was put display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States. Photo 2 of 2.
Japanese Type 93 torpedo that beached itself at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943. After analysis, this torpedo was put display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States. Photo 1 of 2.Japanese Type 93 torpedo that beached itself at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1943. After analysis, this torpedo was put display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States. Photo 2 of 2.
USS New Orleans making repairs under make-shift camouflage in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.Elco 80-foot torpedo boats PT-149 and PT-122 at Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 1943. Note Mark XIII torpedoes and radar dome atop the mast.
USS New Orleans making repairs under make-shift camouflage in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 1 Dec 1942. New Orleans was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tassafaronga that blew off 150 feet of her bow.Elco 80-foot torpedo boats PT-149 and PT-122 at Tulagi, Solomon Islands, 1943. Note Mark XIII torpedoes and radar dome atop the mast.
Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch, right, boards a PBY-5A on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, after an inspection visit, May 1943. The others are USMC BGen Francis Mulcahy, USN RAdm Charles Mason, and Army MGen Alexander Patch.Destroyer USS Nicholas leading five destroyers and four cruisers in the Solomon Islands, 13 May 1943.
Vice Admiral Aubrey Fitch, right, boards a PBY-5A on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, after an inspection visit, May 1943. The others are USMC BGen Francis Mulcahy, USN RAdm Charles Mason, and Army MGen Alexander Patch.Destroyer USS Nicholas leading five destroyers and four cruisers in the Solomon Islands, 13 May 1943.
Sailors cleaning a 5-inch gun barrel aboard USS Nicholas following action on 13 May 1943.Demolished No. 3 5-inch gun mount aboard USS Nicholas shortly after 13 May 1943. During an early morning shore bombardment, the gun suffered a hang fire and the hot gun set off the shell inside the barrel. No casualties
Sailors cleaning a 5-inch gun barrel aboard USS Nicholas following action on 13 May 1943.Demolished No. 3 5-inch gun mount aboard USS Nicholas shortly after 13 May 1943. During an early morning shore bombardment, the gun suffered a hang fire and the hot gun set off the shell inside the barrel. No casualties
Australian troops inspecting a captured Japanese Type 91 40mm anti-aircraft gun on Kolombangara, Solomon Islands, 1943.Rescued survivors of USS Helena aboard destroyer USS Nicholas, Solomon Islands, 6 Jul 1943. Photo 2 of 2.
Australian troops inspecting a captured Japanese Type 91 40mm anti-aircraft gun on Kolombangara, Solomon Islands, 1943.Rescued survivors of USS Helena aboard destroyer USS Nicholas, Solomon Islands, 6 Jul 1943. Photo 2 of 2.
Sailors cleaning 21-inch torpedo tubes aboard USS Nicholas following action on 6 Jul 1943.Cruiser USS St Louis departing Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 12 Jul 1943 as seen from the USS Nicholas. The bow of fleet oiler USS Lackawanna is visible on the right.
Sailors cleaning 21-inch torpedo tubes aboard USS Nicholas following action on 6 Jul 1943.Cruiser USS St Louis departing Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, 12 Jul 1943 as seen from the USS Nicholas. The bow of fleet oiler USS Lackawanna is visible on the right.
Following a torpedo hit to USS Honolulu’s bow on 13 Jul 1943 in the Battle of Kolombangara, the leading 36-feet of the bow structure collapsed to hang straight down. Photo taken at Tulagi. Photo 1 of 2.Following a torpedo hit to USS Honolulu’s bow on 13 Jul 1943 in the Battle of Kolombangara, the leading 36-feet of the bow structure collapsed to hang straight down. Photo taken at Tulagi. Photo 2 of 2.
Following a torpedo hit to USS Honolulu’s bow on 13 Jul 1943 in the Battle of Kolombangara, the leading 36-feet of the bow structure collapsed to hang straight down. Photo taken at Tulagi. Photo 1 of 2.Following a torpedo hit to USS Honolulu’s bow on 13 Jul 1943 in the Battle of Kolombangara, the leading 36-feet of the bow structure collapsed to hang straight down. Photo taken at Tulagi. Photo 2 of 2.

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