Survivors of Tassafaronga
Survivors of Tassafaronga, ca. December 1942. U.S. Navy photo taken after the Battle of Tassafaronga off Guadalcanal shows a U.S. PT boat bringing survivors of the heavy cruiser USS Northampton (CA-26) into Tulagi harbor. In the background is the heavy cruiser New Orleans (CA-32) with her bow blown off, including her #1 main battery turret. New Orleans survived despite losing almost a quarter of her length.