Photo #: NH 80532
HMAS Hobart (Australian Light Cruiser, 1936)
View taken at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, on 23 July 1943, showing damage inflicted when she was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine on 20 July.
Photographed from off the port side, showing the ship's badly distorted stern, after 6-inch gun turrets, anti-splinter mats on the after superstructure and surface search radar (probably Type 271) at left.
Collection of Admiral Harry W. Hill, USN (Retired), 1976.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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25 April 2002