USS New Orleans CA-32

“All Back Full”

USS New Orleans (CA-32) underway in Puget Sound on 30 July 1943 (NH 94847).jpg
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After losing 150 feet of her bow to a Japanese torpedo, the New Orleans crew made emergency repairs at Tulagi and then backed down 1800 miles to Sydney where an interim bow was fitted that enabled her to return to the U.S. where she was fully rebuilt and able to rejoin the battle.