Replenishing ammo on USS Nicholas (DD-449), 1943

Replenishing ammo on USS Nicholas (DD-449), 1943
Here we see the crew of the Fletcher class destroyer USS Nicholas (DD-449) replenishing her supplies of 5in ammo on 23 August 1943, five days after the battle of Vella Lavella. This shows how much effor was needed to move even this fairly lightweight ammo.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (12 June 2021), Replenishing ammo on USS Nicholas (DD-449), 1943 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Nicholas_DD449_replenishing_ammo.html

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