USS Frank E. Evans

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HMAS Melbourne with an Indian Gal from HS-6 aboard sometime prior to the collision

Tight space to operate A-4s and S-2s, eh?

Indian Gal 306 passes by the remains of the Evans shortly after sunrise

Early in the morning after the collision

Close up of damage to the Melbounre's bow

Melbourne struck the Evans from this side as evidenced by the way the hull is pushed in

The Evans stern section longside the Larson

The stern section was eventually towed back to Subic Bay by a fleet tug

The stern section of the Evans in Subic after being towed to port.