Photo of USS Aaron Ward (DD-483) taken

USS Aaron Ward (DD-483)
Taken August 17th 1942 
While in Tulagi Harbor on April 7, 1943 a warning was received of a massive incoming Japanese air raid. Going to the open waters of Iron Bottom Sound, she was attacked by several Japanese dive bombers, suffering one hit and several near misses. The USS Aaron Ward sank while under tow back to Tulagi.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Navy historical Center Photo #: 80-G-12263

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