USS Juneau CL
Medium - Even (center)
The first USS Juneau (CL-52) was a United States Navy Atlanta-class light cruiser sunk at the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal 13 November 1942. In total, 687 men, including the five Sullivan brothers, were killed in action as a result of its sinking. She was laid down by Federal Shipbuilding Company, Kearny, New Jersey, on 27 May 1940, launched on 25 October 1941, sponsored by Mrs. Harry I. Lucas, wife of the mayor of the city of Juneau, Alaska, and commissioned on 14 February 1942, Captain Lyman K. Swenson in command.On 17 March 2018, the wreck of Juneau was located by Paul Allen's research crew onboard the RV Petrel at a depth of about 4,200 m (about 2.6 mi) off the coast of the Solomon Islands.