HMS Exeter sinking south of Borneo, Dutch East Indies, 1 Mar 1942, photo 2 of 2

Caption   HMS Exeter sinking south of Borneo, Dutch East Indies, 1 Mar 1942, photo 2 of 2 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-71199
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 8 Apr 2013

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1. Anonymous says:
13 Feb 2013 03:53:12 AM

Thank you for your efforts to help us remember brave men. I developed and distrubuted the HMAS Sydney 11 with Navis for relesase on her finding. Expensive exercise but many relatives of crew were so happy. Keep up good work
2. Tripcony says:
8 Aug 2015 07:58:56 AM

My father was already in the water there by this time but spent his last moments at his post sending out morse code as a signalman he jumped off the bridge at the very last when it was time to go, aged 19 spent 36hrs in the water before being picked up by japanese nevy 3.5yrs as a POW 3yrs in Japan

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