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NH 78351 USS Bainbridge (DD-246)

Photo #: NH 78351  USS Bainbridge (DD-246)
Title: USS Bainbridge (DD-246)
Description: Senior officers present during ceremonies commending the Ship's Company for their actions in rescuing 482 survivors from the burning French transport Vinh-Long. The rescue took place in the Sea of Marmora, Turkey, on 16 December 1922. This photograph was taken sometime after that date. Those present are (from left to right): Captain Charles M. Tozer, Commander Destroyer Squadron 14; Rear Admiral Andrew Theodore Long, Commander U.S. Naval Forces in Europe; and Lieutenant Commander Walter Atlee Edwards, ship's Commanding Officer. Photographed on Bainbridge's foredeck. Donation of Frank A. Downey, 1973. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 78351
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