Photo #: NH 80422
Hong Kong Harbor, circa November 1936
With ships of the British, French and U.S. Navies present.
Ships are (in the most distant offshore row, left to right): French light cruiser Lamotte-Picquet, British submarine tender Medway with several submarines alongside, and British aircraft carrier Hermes.
(in the nearest offshore row, left to right): two destroyers (unidentified nationality), French colonial sloop, USS Augusta (CA-31) and USS Black Hawk (AD-9) with two destroyers alongside.
Alongside dockyard wharfs (left to right): British heavy cruiser Berwick with two or three destroyers outboard,and British heavy cruiser Cumberland.
Inside the dockyard basin (clockwise from entrance): Two destroyers, three submarines and an "Insect" class gunboat.
Offshore of, and to the right of, the dockyard (left to right): USS Isabel (PY-10) alongside a U.S. destroyer, two British destroyers, three U.S. destroyers, and three U.S. destroyers.
Courtesy of Lieutenant Gustave Freret, USN (Retired), 1972.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 27 October 2004