Photo #: NH 80534
HMAS Hobart (Australian Light Cruiser, 1936)
View taken at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, on 22 July 1943, showing damage inflicted when she was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine on 20 July.
Photographed on the quarterdeck, looking forward from about 204 frame starboard side, showing the ship's badly distorted after deck and the after 6-inch gun turrets.
Note: capstan, deck ventilators and debris.
Collection of Admiral Harry W. Hill, USN (Retired), 1976.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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25 April 2002