|Caption||Yorktown burning and listing, afternoon of 4 Jun 1942, before the ship was abandoned ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives|
|Photos on Same Day||4 Jun 1942|
|Added By||C. Peter Chen|
|Added Date||11 Dec 2006|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the US National Archives, as of 21 Jul 2010:
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30 Jan 2011 01:45:59 PM
That is a heartbreaking scene to watch. I assume that it is after the air attack and before the Hamman came alongside and was torpedoed.