Painting, Oil on Wood; by John Hamilton; C. 1975; Framed Dimensions 32H X 44W
During the night of 5 June 1942, the Japanese cruiser Mogami and Mikuma collided with each other while withdrawing from the Battle of Midway. One day later they were noticed and attacked by American aircraft. Also visible is the destroyer Arashi near the damaged cruiser. While Mogami and 2 other screening destroyers were able to escape, IJN Mikuma sank.