Photo #: NH 78352
Burning of French Transport Vinh-Long, 16 December 1922
Page One of a three-page report by Lieutenant Commander Walter A. Edwards, Commanding Officer of USS Bainbridge (DD-246), concerning his ship's rescue of Vinh-Long's survivors. The event took place in the Sea of Marmora, near Constantinople, Turkey, on the morning of 16 December 1922.
The original document is a carbon copy, on onionskin paper.
Donation of Frank A. Downey, 1973.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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16 October 2002