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NH 78339 Burning of French Transport Vinh-Long, 16 December 1922

Photo #: NH 78339  Burning of French Transport Vinh-Long, 16 December 1922
Title: Burning of French Transport Vinh-Long, 16 December 1922
Description: USS Bainbridge (DD-246) noses into the burning ship's port bow to rescue her survivors, in the Sea of Marmora, Turkey, during the morning of 16 December 1922. Note lifeboats and people in the water alongside Vinh-Long. Photographed from Bainbridge's forward superstructure. Donation of Frank A. Downey, 1973. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 78339
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