Japanese Sendai Class Light Cruiser - Heavily retouched photograph, taken when the ship was new, circa 1924-1925.
Yukikaze (Japanese destroyer, 1940), underway off Sasebo, Japan, in January 1940
USS Honolulu in 1942.
USS Saint Louis at Tulagi, Solomon Islands, sometime in 1943 before the Battle of Kolombangara.
Battle of Kolombangara, 13 July 1943: USS Saint Louis and HMNZS Leander firing during the action. This is probably the battle's initial engagement, in which the Japanese light cruiser Jintsu was sunk by gunfire and torpedo hits and Leander was damaged by a Japanese torpedo.
Two survivors of the sunken Japanese light cruiser Jintsu on board USS Nicholas after the battle. They are dressed in well-worn U.S. Navy enlisted working uniforms.
USS Honolulu in Tulagi Harbor, Solomon Islands, for temporary repair of damage received when she was torpedoed in the bow during the Battle of Kolombangara.
Collapsed bow of USS Honolulu, after she was torpedoed in the Battle of Kolombangara. Photographed while she was under repair at Tulagi on 20 July 1943.
Bow of USS Saint Louis (CL-49), showing torpedo damage received during the Battle of Kolombangara. Photographed while the ship was under repair at Tulagi on 20 July 1943.
USS Buchanan (DD-484) At Tulagi, Solomon Islands, with a damaged bow, 31 July 1943. She had collided with USS Woodworth (DD-460) while avoiding torpedoes during the Battle of Kolombangara on 13 July 1943.
USS Honolulu underway near Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, on 7 August 1943, en route to Pearl Harbor for battle damage repairs. She has been fitted with a short false bow as a temporary replacement for that lost in the Battle of Kolombangara, 13 July 1943.