|Caption||A destroyer escort dropping depth charges on a second Japanese Kaiten in the cruiser anchorage of Ulithi Lagoon on 20 Nov 1944 after the sinking of USS Mississinewa. Seen from USS Bunker Hill. Photo 1 of 3. ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Navy|
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|Photos on Same Day||20 Nov 1944|
|Photos at Same Place||Ulithi, Caroline Islands|
|Added By||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date||1 Sep 2016|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".|
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23 Sep 2016 02:43:12 PM
Three destroyer escorts dropped several depth charge patterns around the berths for cruisers USS Mobile, USS Biloxi, and USS Santa Fe. The second Kaiten was destroyed and destroyer escort USS Rall was officially credited with sinking it.