Captain Ralph Chrstie congratulating Lieutenant Commander John Moore of USS S-44 on the sinking of Kako, Brisbane, Australia, 23 Aug 1942Crew of USS S-44 around the deck gun, Brisbane, Australia, Aug-Sep 1942Inspection of USS Growler’s damaged bow while nested alongside sub-tender USS Fulton at Capricorn Wharf, New Farm Submarine Base, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 17 Feb 1943.USS Growler’s damaged bow after a collision, New Farm Submarine Base, Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 17 Feb 1943. Note the Colonial Sugar Refinery dead ahead of Growler while her bow points toward Hawthorne across the river.
Captain Ralph Chrstie congratulating Lieutenant Commander John Moore of USS S-44 on the sinking of Kako, Brisbane, Australia, 23 Aug 1942Crew of USS S-44 around the deck gun, Brisbane, Australia, Aug-Sep 1942Inspection of USS Growler’s damaged bow while nested alongside sub-tender USS Fulton at Capricorn Wharf, New Farm Submarine Base, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 17 Feb 1943.USS Growler’s damaged bow after a collision, New Farm Submarine Base, Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 17 Feb 1943. Note the Colonial Sugar Refinery dead ahead of Growler while her bow points toward Hawthorne across the river.
Bullet hole through USS Growler’s main hatch sustained 7 Feb 1943. Photo taken at the New Farm Submarine Base, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, mid-Feb 1943.Bullet holes marked for repair on the fairwater of USS Growler while at the New Farm Submarine Base, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, mid-Feb 1943.USS Growler’s bow with the damaged sections removed prior to a replacement bow being fitted into place at the South Brisbane Drydock, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Apr 1943. Note crumpled sections.USS Growler’s replacement bow being lowered into place at the South Brisbane Drydock, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Apr 1943.
Bullet hole through USS Growler’s main hatch sustained 7 Feb 1943. Photo taken at the New Farm Submarine Base, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, mid-Feb 1943.Bullet holes marked for repair on the fairwater of USS Growler while at the New Farm Submarine Base, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, mid-Feb 1943.USS Growler’s bow with the damaged sections removed prior to a replacement bow being fitted into place at the South Brisbane Drydock, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Apr 1943. Note crumpled sections.USS Growler’s replacement bow being lowered into place at the South Brisbane Drydock, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Apr 1943.
USS Growler departing Brisbane, Queensland, Australia with her freshly refitted replacement bow, 5 May 1943. Note deck gun forward of the conning tower when it had been aft prior to this refit.Ed Dyess, Melvyn McCoy, Douglas MacArthur, and Stephen Mellnik in Brisbane, Australia, 30 Jul 1943Corsair fighter, under tow, with wings being caught by overhead power lines on Kingsford Smith Drive, Brisbane, Australia, 1945
USS Growler departing Brisbane, Queensland, Australia with her freshly refitted replacement bow, 5 May 1943. Note deck gun forward of the conning tower when it had been aft prior to this refit.Ed Dyess, Melvyn McCoy, Douglas MacArthur, and Stephen Mellnik in Brisbane, Australia, 30 Jul 1943Corsair fighter, under tow, with wings being caught by overhead power lines on Kingsford Smith Drive, Brisbane, Australia, 1945


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