Photo #: 80-G-21664
Battle of Midway, June 1942
USS Yorktown (CV-5), in the distant left center, being abandoned after suffering torpedo damage, 4 June 1942.
A destroyer is standing by off the listing carrier's stern, and USS Vincennes (CA-44) is steaming by in the middle distance.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Originally posted 25 March 1999
Coding revised 19 October 2001