Photo #: NH 77698
Yura (Japanese Light Cruiser, 1923)
Off Shanghai, China, on 18 August 1937, during hostilities between Japan and China.
Note rolled hammocks placed around her forward superstructure as protection against bomb and shell splinters.
Courtesy Vice Admiral Morton L. Deyo, USN (Retired), 1973.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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16 April 2002