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NH 80533 HMAS Hobart

Photo #: NH 80533  HMAS Hobart
Title: HMAS Hobart
Description: (Australian Light Cruiser, 1936) View taken at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, on 23 July 1943, showing damage inflicted when she was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine on 20 July. Photographed from off the port side, showing the ship's badly distorted stern and after 6-inch guns. Deck planking has been removed by the ship's crew. Note: the size of the torpedo hole; Jacob's ladder at left; and draft markings at right. Collection of Admiral Harry W. Hill, USN (Retired), 1976. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 80533
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