File:USS Princeton (CVL-23) blows up after being torpedoed by USS Reno.jpg

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The U.S. Navy light aircraft carrier USS Princeton (CVL-23) blows up after being torpedoed by the light cruiser USS Reno (CL-96) on 24 October 1944. Princeton had been fatally damaged by Japanese air attack earlier in the day, and was scuttled by torpedoing to permit U.S. forces to clear the area.

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Source Official U.S. Navy photo 80-G-47305 from the U.S. Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Author US Navy

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