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Photographed in 1941, sometime prior to her 24 May 1941 engagement with the German battleship Bismarck. She is lowering a Supermarine "Walrus" amphibian aircraft over the side.

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Atlantic Charter Conference, 10-12 August 1941
USS McDougal (DD-358) alongside HMS Prince of Wales, to transfer President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the British battleship for a meeting with Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
Photographed in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland.
Donation of Vice Admiral Harry Sanders, USN(Retired), 1969.

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Atlantic Charter Conference, 10-12 August 1941

Off Argentia, Newfoundland, after bringing Prime Minister Winston Churchill across the Atlantic to meet with President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Photographed from USS Augusta (CA-31).
Donation of Vice Admiral Harry Sanders, USN(Retired), 1969.

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HMS Prince of Wales equipped with Walruses of 700 squadron 1940-1941

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Starboard pompons - also known as 'Chicago pianos'

(Presumably because as a machine gun was sometimes known as a 'Chicago violin')

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HMS Prince of Wales in dry dock

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