HMS Exeter, 1931-1942, Java Sea Revisited

Photos from the HMS Exeter Expedition in the Java Sea


Official HMS Exeter Expedition Photos

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Eight barrelled Pom Poms

10)The coral encrusted remains of the port side eight barreled 'pom pom' anti aircraft gun, situated just forward of the main mast (aft) on HMS Exeter.

HMS Exeter anti aircraft gun

11) The forward port side (P1) twin 4" dual purpose anti-aircraft gun on HMS Exeter, seen from below, points aft at an acute angle and with a very flat trajectory.

HMS Exeter anti aircraft gun

12)The same weapon, the forward port side (P1) twin 4 dual purpose anti-aircraft gun on HMS Exeter, as seen from 'above'.

Anti aircraft gun

13) The coral encrusted remains of the four barreled anti aircraft gun situated just abaft the leading edge of the bridge superstructure on the port side on HMS Exeter.

Navigation bridge windows

14) The 'squarish' navigation bridge windows, aft port side, almost directly below the gun director atop the open bridge on HMS Exeter.

Navigation bridge windows 2

15) The 'squarish' navigation bridge windows along the port side, almost directly above the hatchway into the lower bridge deck, only slightly forward of the previous image(14) on HMS Exeter.

Wind Deflector

16)The partial remains of the 'wind deflector' apparatus that 'encircled' the forward edges of the open bridge on HMS Exeter.

HMS Exeter port side rangefinder

17)The port side rangefinder that sits atop the open upper bridge midway forward on HMS Exeter, as seen from 'below'. Front of bridge is far right. Another identical rangefinder is visible just above the seabed on lower starboard side, but can be not seen in this image.

















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