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NH 81992 USS Portland (CA-33)

Photo #: NH 81992  USS Portland (CA-33)
Title: USS Portland (CA-33)
Description: In the Cockatoo Drydock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa late 1942, while under repair for torpedo damage received in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on 13 November 1942. Note the arrangement of gun directors on her forward superstructure: main battery director atop the foremast, with FC fire control radar; and a secondary battery director, with FD fire control radar, on each bridge wing. Also note this ship's external degaussing cables, mounted on her hull sides. Courtesy of Vice Admiral T.G.W. Settle, USN (Retired), 1975. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 81992
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