Welcome to the USS Helena CA-75, Black and White picture page number 2.
Pictures taken by the Dave B between the period January 1952 and May 1955
Turret 3 barrel gets a cleaning.
While a tanker is along side.
Members of the "Radar" gang clean a hatch
going into one of the ship's transmitter rooms.
Top to bottom:
"Duke" Snyder, "Dad" Harris, Gene Myrda, Finley Walter.
December 1953 with Task Force 77.
Helena's Quartermaster's at work. December 1953.
Ship's work enroute Manila. December 1953.
A Chief departs Helena. December 1953 with Task Force 77.
One of Helena's lifeboats. Looking down from a gun tub. October 1954.
The life boat looking from the main deck. December 1953.
Helena does a slow roll to starboard. Enroute Manila. December 1953.
Note the sun bathers on deck.
Helena does a hard roll to port. The camera was mounted on a tripod.
Trying to capture rough seas. October 1954.