A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 3 of 3. [Colorized by WW2DB]

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Caption     A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 3 of 3. [Colorized by WW2DB] ww2dbase
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Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-270656
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Photos on Same Day 20 Nov 1944
Photos at Same Place Ulithi, Caroline Islands
Added By David Stubblebine
Colorized Date 24 Feb 2023

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
9 Dec 2016 10:44:49 PM

Three destroyer escorts dropped several depth charge patterns around the berths for cruisers USS Mobile, USS Biloxi, and USS Santa Fe. The second Kaiten was destroyed and destroyer escort USS Rall was officially credited with sinking it.

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