USS President Adams and USS Quincy
Shown here is the USS President Adams (AP-38) photographed from USS Wasp (CV-7), at Noumea, New Caledonia, 4 August 1942. She is crowded with US Marines, bound for the invasion of Quadalcanal. USS Quincy (CA-39) is in the background. Note President Adams' liferafts, landing craft and climbing nets.