Photo #: 80-G-K-412 (Color)
USS Enterprise (CV-6)
Bulged flight deck structure, resulting from a bomb that exploded below during the 24 August 1942 Battle of the Eastern Solomons.
Photographed a few days later, after the ship had returned to port.
Note the Atlanta (CL-51) class light cruiser in the background.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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12 November 2001