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Description Hornet, severely listing, is abandoned by her crew at about 17:00 on October 26, 1942.
Date 16 June 2006
Source US Government ( Although from a commercial site that lists the source of this photo as William T. Barr, William Barr was a US Navy photographer (source: performing official duties for the US government which makes this and any other photo he took during this time original works of the US Government. Original works of the US Government are public domain documents.
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