August 1944 – Ammunition Ship Hit by Torpedo off Southern France

This image shows what is likely an American or German ammunition ship being hit by a torpedo off Southern France. This image was taken from the Coast Guard cutter ship USS Duane. Based on the dates when other pictures similar to this one were taken, the estimated date is probably around August 16, 1944. It is believed that Dale Rooks was the photographer of this image.

August 1944 - Ammunition Ship Hit by Torpedo off Southern France

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