Gambia fuelling astern from a British tanker. British carrier behind. During kamikaze attacks, the British carriers suffered relatively little damage compared to the US carriers because of their armoured flight decks.
Looking aft – even though the aircraft was taken off prior to Gambia commissioning
into the RNZN, the midship crane remained.
Payday – note how officers, senior rates and junior rates all queue together
Weighing anchor – port anchor.
Gambia at Devonport for a refit December 1944.
This was the last kill by Gambia. The Japanese aircraft had attacked TF38 at the time of the cease fire 15 August 1945.
Gambia’s landing party preparing to go ashore 31 August 1945.
Gambia Guard of Honour at Yokosuka Naval Base. Note the khaki uniforms. I don’t think that the Commonwealth navies had the 10A’s during WWII.
Japanese surrender gun emplacement at entrance to Tokyo Bay to Gambia’s sailors and US forces.
Crew with captured flag.