The attack by the British Eastern Fleet, of which Tromp was part, on the port installations of Sabang, July 25, 1944.
After two years of convoy sailing and upgrading, the crew of the Tromp was finally able to take action. During the attack the ship was hit several times by enemy coastal batteries. However, the grenades did not explode. As a result of the Tromp’s fire, a Japanese ammunition ship flew into the air, causing great joy among the crew. The artillery officer then had to intervene so that concentration would be regained.
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