Marine Establishment in Surabaya. Photo taken from Victualie warehouse towards the East 3.2.42
Marine docks in Soerabaja. The photo was taken from the warehouse towards the East. Start of the destruction 11:30 am. The 3,000-ton dry dock with the destroyer Hr.Ms. Banckert is seen sinking. The dock had been torpedoed by Hr.Ms. K XVIII before the submarine was able to submerge and make for Perth. On the right is the 227-ton tug/coastal minelayer Hr.Ms. Soemenep.