1943-04-12. AERIAL PORT BOW VIEW OF THE RADAR TRAINING VESSEL HMAS KYBRA AFTER HER CONVERSION FROM AN AUXILIARY ANTI SUBMARINE VESSEL. SHE CARRIES A TYPE 271 SURFACE SEARCH RADAR ABOVE HER FORWARD ...
ID number300939
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Physical descriptionBlack & white
Description1943-04-12. AERIAL PORT BOW VIEW OF THE RADAR TRAINING VESSEL HMAS KYBRA AFTER HER CONVERSION FROM AN AUXILIARY ANTI SUBMARINE VESSEL. SHE CARRIES A TYPE 271 SURFACE SEARCH RADAR ABOVE HER FORWARD SUPERSTRUCTURE AND A SC AIR SEARCH RADAR AT THE MASTHEAD. THE MAST ORIGINALLY MOUNTED ON THE AFTER SUPERSTRUCTURE HAS BEEN TAKEN OUT. THE AFTER SUPERSTRUCTURE HAS BEEN CUT DOWN AND A ROLLS ROYCE 2 POUNDER MARK XIV GUN MOUNTING AND DEPTH CHARGES ARE CARRIED ON THE QUARTERDECK.THE 4 INCH GUN FORWARD HAS BEEN RETAINED. THE SHIP WEARS A CAMOUFLAGE PATTERN OF TWO SHADES OF GREY AND HER IDENTIFICATION LETTERS (KY) ARE NOT PAINTED UP. (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION)