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80-G-179027: HMS Exeter, damaged on March 1, 1942

80-G-179027:  HMS Exeter following damage received on 1 March 1942 while leading HMS Encounter and USS Pope through Surabay mine fields towards Sunda Strait.  They were attacked off Bawean Island.  Exeter is shown here starting to rol over.  Image taken from the captured Japanese booklet Victory in the March.     U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Caption: HMS Exeter following damage received on 1 March 1942 while leading HMS Encounter and USS Pope through Surabay mine fields towards Sunda Strait. They were attacked off Bawean Island. Exeter is shown here starting to rol over. Image taken from the captured Japanese booklet Victory in the March. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Accession #: 80-G-179027
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  • World War II 1939-1945
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