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File:Portland in Sydney 1942.jpg


Description Original caption: “USS Portland (CA 33) 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.
English: USS Portland undergoing repair in Sydney, Australia a month after the battle of November 13, 1942.
Date 1942
Source Courtesy of Vice Admiral T.G.W. Settle, USN (Retired), 1975.

U.S. Naval Historical Centre Photograph #: NH 81992

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