Destroyer USS Drayton DD- 366 and Heavy Cruiser USS Salt Lake City, CA-25 during World War II in the Pacific
Pacific Ocean Date:1944, October 9 Duration:2 min 59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Destroyer, USS Drayton (DD-366) in camouflage paint, underway off Okinawa in World War II. Crew members crowd her decks as she sends a man,by high line transfer in large enclosed canvas sling, to nearby heavy cruiser USS Salt Lake City (CA-25). View of the transfer from the cruiser. The Drayton moves away. A Vought OS2U Kingfisher scout plane lands in the slick of USS Salt Lake City and bounces about in rough water. View from the Salt Lake City of Japanese shells, from shore battery on Marcus Island, falling into the sea. Momentary view of Lieutenant Commander, Eddie Peabody and his troupe, entertaining sailors aboard the Salt Lake City in port at Ulithi, on Nov. 11, 1944.
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