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VB-3 Commanding Officer Lieutenant Commander Max Leslie ditched his SBD bomber near Astoria due to fuel exhaustion, Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942; a PBY flew nearbyView toward port side from Yorktown during Battle of Midway, mid-afternoon of 4 Jun 1942Wounded by aircraft gunfire, Aviation Ordnanceman Second Class Clifton R. Bassett of VB-3 was carried down the flight deck of Enterprise, 4 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2Wounded by aircraft gunfire, Aviation Ordnanceman Second Class Clifton R. Bassett of VB-3 was carried down the flight deck of Enterprise, 4 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2
VB-3 Commanding Officer Lieutenant Commander Max Leslie ditched his SBD bomber near Astoria due to fuel exhaustion, Battle of Midway, 4 Jun 1942; a PBY flew nearbyView toward port side from Yorktown during Battle of Midway, mid-afternoon of 4 Jun 1942Wounded by aircraft gunfire, Aviation Ordnanceman Second Class Clifton R. Bassett of VB-3 was carried down the flight deck of Enterprise, 4 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 2Wounded by aircraft gunfire, Aviation Ordnanceman Second Class Clifton R. Bassett of VB-3 was carried down the flight deck of Enterprise, 4 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 2
Yorktown burning after hit by three Japanese bombs, 4 Jun 1942Yorktown burning and listing, afternoon of 4 Jun 1942, before the ship was abandonedYorktown dead in the water, about 1300, 4 Jun 1942Yorktown dead in the water, escorted by destroyer Russell, 1330, 4 Jun 1942; two SBD-3 scout bombers flew overhead
Yorktown burning after hit by three Japanese bombs, 4 Jun 1942Yorktown burning and listing, afternoon of 4 Jun 1942, before the ship was abandonedYorktown dead in the water, about 1300, 4 Jun 1942Yorktown dead in the water, escorted by destroyer Russell, 1330, 4 Jun 1942; two SBD-3 scout bombers flew overhead
Yorktown laid a screen of anti-aircraft fire against Japanese torpedo bombers, afternoon of 4 Jun 1942Yorktown listing heavily after abandonment, 4 Jun 1942Yorktown listing to port after receiving the second torpedo hit, 4 Jun 1942Yorktown stopped after receiving bombs, seen from cruiser Astoria, just after 1200, 4 Jun 1942
Yorktown laid a screen of anti-aircraft fire against Japanese torpedo bombers, afternoon of 4 Jun 1942Yorktown listing heavily after abandonment, 4 Jun 1942Yorktown listing to port after receiving the second torpedo hit, 4 Jun 1942Yorktown stopped after receiving bombs, seen from cruiser Astoria, just after 1200, 4 Jun 1942
Yorktown stopped and burning, just after 1200, 4 Jun 1942Yorktown under attack by dive bombers, seen from cruiser Portland, 4 Jun 1942YorktownYorktown
Yorktown stopped and burning, just after 1200, 4 Jun 1942Yorktown under attack by dive bombers, seen from cruiser Portland, 4 Jun 1942Yorktown's crew attempted to repair the bomb hole on the flight deck, 4 Jun 1942Yorktown's hangar deck just after fire was extinguished, 4 Jun 1942; note the TBD-1 torpedo bomber hanging overhead

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