Photo #: NH 102091
(Japanese cruiser, formerly the Chinese Ping Hai)
Under attack by Task Force 38 torpedo planes, off Luzon on 25 November 1944. Tracks of two Mark 13 aerial torpedos are visible. The torpedo about to hit Yashojima's stern was dropped by Ensign D.V. Parker, of Torpedo Squadron 80 (VT-80), based on USS Ticonderoga (CV-14).
The original photograph was included in the TG38.3 Action Report of 24 December 1944.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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5 March 2003