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The USS Tucker Sinking

The USS Tucker Sinking

"Jackknifed" amidships and under tow by USS YP-346in the Bruat Channel, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, at about 2330 Hrs. GCT, 3 August 1942. Tucker had struck a mine in the area at about 2145 Hrs. GCT on that day, breaking her keel. She sank on 4 August.
Photographed from a plane based on USS Curtiss (AV-4).

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.