Cruiser USS Salt Lake City in Brisbane harbor, Australia, mid-1941. Note the painted false bow wave.Cruiser USS Northampton arriving at Brisbane, Australia, 5 Aug 1941. Note her false bow wave camouflage. Photo 1 of 2.Cruiser USS Northampton arriving at Brisbane, Australia, 5 Aug 1941. Note her false bow wave camouflage. Photo 2 of 2.Captain Ralph Chrstie congratulating Lieutenant Commander John Moore of USS S-44 on the sinking of Kako, Brisbane, Australia, 23 Aug 1942
Cruiser USS Salt Lake City in Brisbane harbor, Australia, mid-1941. Note the painted false bow wave.Cruiser USS Northampton arriving at Brisbane, Australia, 5 Aug 1941. Note her false bow wave camouflage. Photo 1 of 2.Cruiser USS Northampton arriving at Brisbane, Australia, 5 Aug 1941. Note her false bow wave camouflage. Photo 2 of 2.Captain Ralph Chrstie congratulating Lieutenant Commander John Moore of USS S-44 on the sinking of Kako, Brisbane, Australia, 23 Aug 1942
Crew 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.
Crew 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.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.
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 1943USS Bowfin prior to her first war patrol, 16 Aug 1943, Brisbane, Australia.Captured Japanese G4M bomber being evaluated by the Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit based at Eagle Farm Airbase, Brisbane, Australia, 1945. Note the exaggerated USAAF markings, using the rudder stripes that had been eliminated 3 years earlier.Captured Japanese Ki-44 fighter being evaluated by the Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit based at Eagle Farm Airbase, Brisbane, Australia, 1945. Note the exaggerated USAAF markings, using the rudder stripes that had been eliminated 3 years earlier.
Ed Dyess, Melvyn McCoy, Douglas MacArthur, and Stephen Mellnik in Brisbane, Australia, 30 Jul 1943USS Bowfin prior to her first war patrol, 16 Aug 1943, Brisbane, Australia.Captured Japanese G4M bomber being evaluated by the Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit based at Eagle Farm Airbase, Brisbane, Australia, 1945. Note the exaggerated USAAF markings, using the rudder stripes that had been eliminated 3 years earlier.Captured Japanese Ki-44 fighter being evaluated by the Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit based at Eagle Farm Airbase, Brisbane, Australia, 1945. Note the exaggerated USAAF markings, using the rudder stripes that had been eliminated 3 years earlier.
Captured Japanese Ki-84 fighter being evaluated by the Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit based at Eagle Farm Airbase, Brisbane, Australia, 1945. Note the exaggerated USAAF markings, using the rudder stripes that had been eliminated 3 years earlier.Captured Japanese N1K fighter being evaluated by the Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit at Eagle Farm Airbase, Brisbane, Australia, 1945. Note the exaggerated USAAF markings, using the rudder stripes that had been eliminated 3 years earlier.Corsair fighter, under tow, with wings being caught by overhead power lines on Kingsford Smith Drive, Brisbane, Australia, 1945
Captured Japanese Ki-84 fighter being evaluated by the Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit based at Eagle Farm Airbase, Brisbane, Australia, 1945. Note the exaggerated USAAF markings, using the rudder stripes that had been eliminated 3 years earlier.Captured Japanese N1K fighter being evaluated by the Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit at Eagle Farm Airbase, Brisbane, Australia, 1945. Note the exaggerated USAAF markings, using the rudder stripes that had been eliminated 3 years earlier.Corsair fighter, under tow, with wings being caught by overhead power lines on Kingsford Smith Drive, Brisbane, Australia, 1945


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