Photo #: USN 1110440
Operation "Sailor Hat", 1965
500-ton TNT explosive charge is detonated in Shot "Charlie", April 1965. This was the second of three Operation "Sailor Hat" test explosions conducted on Kahoolawe Island, Hawaii, in February-June 1965
USS Atlanta (IX-304) is moored to the left of the blast, with her bow pointing to the left.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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10 October 2003