Photo #: 19-N-11575
Burning of French Transport Vinh-Long, 16 December 1922
USS Bainbridge (DD-246) noses into Vinh-Long's port bow to remove her survivors, in the Sea of Marmora near Constantinople, Turkey, in the morning of 16 December 1922.
This view was taken shortly before the series of explosions that spread flames into the forward part of the ship.
Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
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16 October 2002