People pay tribute to gallant fighting ship 'USS San Francisco' (CA-38) eight years after the Battle of Guadacanal. A large crowd gathered at the ceremony to honor USS San Francisco named after the city. Survivors and next of kin who died in the Battle present. A plaque commemorating the Battle is unveiled. Men, women and children take a look at the shell torn ship. The bell and bridge of the ship. Naval officers at the ceremony. Planes fly by in honor of the ship. Sailor salutes. The United States flag at half mast.
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