|Creator:||Williamson, James B.|
|Title:||James Williamson Photographs|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (2 folders; MS 2147 and 2147a in 1 box)|
"Chicago remained with the carriers until 23 August when she departed for Japan. Anchoring in Sagami Wan on 27 August, and then moving to Tokyo Bay on 3 September, the cruiser supported the unloading of supplies and equipment for Third Fleet occupation forces. After transferring 47 men and the Marine Detachment for duty at Yokosuka Naval Base, the cruiser remained in port until 23 October when she got underway for the demilitarization of the Izu Islands. Over the next twelve days inspection teams helped the Japanese garrison on O Shima and Nii Shima demolish gun emplacements, artillery, ammunition and other military equipment on the islands. Three days later, on 7 November, the cruiser got underway for San Pedro, California." -- "Chicago III." Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/ (Retrieved April 29, 2009)
The collection consists of photographs taken from June 3, 1944, to August 10, 1945, probably aboard the U.S.S. Chicago.
Photographs, 1944-1945. 2147A. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.