Photo #: NH 106009
Battle of Midway, June 1942
USS Yorktown (CV-5) sinking, just after dawn on 7 June 1942, as seen from an accompanying destroyer.
The ship has capsized to port, exposing the turn of her starboard bilge, and is settling rapidly by the stern.
This view looks over the ship's upper starboard structure, with her forefoot and front edge of the flight deck in the left center.
Note froth at right from escaping air.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 10 August 2008