Photo #: 80-G-284703 (cropped)
Akizuki (Japanese destroyer, 1942-1944)
Blows up during the early phases of Battle off Cape Engaño, 25 October 1944.
The damage appears to involve an large and intense fire in the vicinity of the ship's torpedo tubes.
This view is cropped from Photo # 80-G-284703.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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1 May 2002