U.S. Task Force being resupplied, in Marshall Islands, during World War II.
Pacific Theater Date:1944, March Duration:2 min 36 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Film taken from the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis, CA-35 at Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands, during resupply operations in World War 2. .Time 04:00 to 00:15 the USS Indianapolis is tied up to the starboard side of a cargo ship which is supplying the battleship USS Pennsylvania, BB-36, on the cargo ship's port side. Time 00:17 to 00:51 shows the crew of the USS Indianapolis having fun near the bow of the ship and making the ship ready for getting underway. Time 0052 to 01:01 shows the ships open bridge with officers at their duties. Time 01:02 to 01:07 shows an anchor detail raising the ships anchor. Time 01:08 to 01:19 shows the ships bridge and signal flags being lowered.
Time 01:20 to 01:35 shows the port side of the heavy cruiser USS Louisville, CA-28, in measure 32/6d camouflage and a Fletcher class destroyer, in measure 21 all blue camouflage, moving between the view. Time 01:36 shows a crew member taking depth soundings with a line and plummet. The rest of the film shows the shore of a small island. APs (transports), AKs (cargo ships), DEs (Destroyer Escorts), and LCs (Landing Craft) offshore. An LCT (Landing Craft Tank) underway.
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