HMNZS Kiwi attacking submarine

HMNZS <em>Kiwi</em> attacking submarine

Russell Clark, Night action off Guadalcanal - HMS Kiwi and submarine, 30 January 1943.

Official War Artist Russell Clark depicts HMNZS Kiwi attacking the Japanese submarine I-1. The big sub had removed one of its deck guns to make room for a landing craft needed for its new mission of ferrying troops and supplies.

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Posted: 12 Nov 2013

Hi Vina - see this page for more information about this event:

Regards, Jamie Mackay

Vina Anderson

Posted: 12 Nov 2013

My father Colin Bruce Anderson was a stoker on the KIWI. I had no idea this event took place. could you share any details please.

chris bowden

Posted: 09 Nov 2013

I have a copy of a citation for valour issued by admiral halsey to stoker clyde lacy RN who was attached to HMNZS kiwi during the incident with ramming the Japanese submarine