Photo #: NH 106012
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 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 center.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 10 August 2008