[Photo] Canberra underway, Boston harbor, Massachusetts, United States, 14 Oct 1943, photo 4 of 4


Baltimore class heavy cruiser USS Canberra at Boston in October 1943 – she commemorated the Australian cruiser sunk together with 3 US ones at the Battle of Savo Island in August 1942. Torpedoed in October 1944, she was not repaired until after the end of hostilities. She was not de-commissioned until 1978 after conversion to a guided missile cruiser.

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