USS Neosho AO-23 Wave while Refueling USS Yorktown CV-5 1 May 1942
Photo #: 80-G-13106
USS Neosho (AO-23)
A wave breaks over her main deck, engulfing the hose crew, as she refuels USS Yorktown (CV-5) in early May 1942, shortly before the Battle of Coral Sea.
Neosho was lost in that battle.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.