Photo #: NH 91190
USS Ophir (ID # 2800)
Burning at Gibraltar in November 1918.
Ophir caught fire and burned for three days before sinking at Gibraltar on Armistice Day, 11 November 1918.
The original photo caption reads "Mustard Gas Escaping".
Collection of George K. Beach.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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28 September 2004