Photo #: 80-G-K-6300 (Color)
Subic Bay, Luzon, Philippine Islands
A force of U.S. and Australian cruisers steams into Subic Bay following exercises, circa August 1945.
The lead ship (in the left center distance) is either HMAS Australia or HMAS Shropshire. Next astern is HMAS Hobart, followed by a U.S. Navy New Orleans class heavy cruiser and a USN Brooklyn class light cruiser. The photograph was taken from another Brooklyn class cruiser, one of whose 6"/47 triple gun turrets is in the right foreground.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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25 April 2002