At sea off Vietnam. Smoke pouring out of a stack of HMAS Hobart II, guided missile destroyer, ...

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Accession Number P01904.010
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Oleson, Peter Michael
Place made At sea
Date made September 1970
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

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Description

At sea off Vietnam. Smoke pouring out of a stack of HMAS Hobart II, guided missile destroyer, indicating that the Hobart was accelerating, in this case probably after refuelling or stores transfer. Note that the Tartar Missile Launcher is in the down position for refuelling. Normal position of the Tartar Launcher is upright.