Photo #: NH 97808
USS Northampton (CA-26)
Refueling from USS Cimarron (AO-22), during the Doolittle Raid operation.
Photographed from USS Salt Lake City (CA-25).
The original photo caption states that this view was taken on 18 April 1942, the day the Doolittle Raid aircraft were launched to attack targets in Japan.
Note that Northampton's forward smokestack had been reduced in height by this time.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
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1 January 2002