The light carrier USS Princeton (CVL-23) is seen at Leyte Gulf on October 24, 1944, after being hit by a Japanese air attack. The damage to the flight deck and hangar deck can be seen. Princeton was in camouflage 32/7A and the colors navy blue, haze gray and pale gray can just be determined. Photo taken from USS Birmingham (CL-62) while approaching to give aid. Photo source: NARA 80-G-270395.
Another view of USS Princeton (CVL-23) at Leyte Gulf on October 24, 1944, after being hit by a Japanese air attack. The carrier is burning from the hits. After an explosion damaging nearby ships she had to be abandoned and scuttled. Photo source: NARA 80-G-287962.