PORT SIDE VIEW OF THE DESTROYER HMAS (EX HMS) DUCHESS (D154). THE MRS 3 DIRECTOR MOUNTED ABAFT ...

Accession Number 300603
Collection type Photograph
Object type 4x5", Acetate, Silver Gelatin
Physical description 4x5", Acetate, Silver Gelatin
Maker Royal Australian Navy
Conflict Period 1960-1969
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PORT SIDE VIEW OF THE DESTROYER HMAS (EX HMS) DUCHESS (D154). THE MRS 3 DIRECTOR MOUNTED ABAFT THE BRIDGE READILY DISTINGUISHES HER FROM THE AUSTRALIAN BUILT DARING CLASS SHIPS. SINGLE 40 MM BOFORS AA GUNS ARE MOUNTED IN THE BRIDGE WINGS. NOTE THE TYPE 293Q SURFACE SEARCH/TARGET INDICATION RADAR AT THE HEAD OF THE LATTICE MAST AND THE CLOSE RANGE BLIND FIRE DIRECTOR AFT. (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION)