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French cruiser La Motte-Picquet, 1929French cruiser La Motte-Picquet (only stern visible), USS Chaumont, and Italian cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni at Shanghai, China, late May or early Jun 1939
French cruiser La Motte-Picquet, 1929French cruiser La Motte-Picquet (only stern visible), USS Chaumont, and Italian cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni at Shanghai, China, late May or early Jun 1939
French cruiser La Motte-Picquet at Shanghai, China, late May or early Jun 1939; note HMS Birmingham ahead of  La Motte-Picquet, USS Chaumont aft of La Motte-PicquetUSS Essex strike photo of the former French cruiser La Motte-Picquet capsized in Saigon Harbor, French Indochina (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), 12 Jan 1945. The cruiser’s turrets and superstructure were previously removed
French cruiser La Motte-Picquet at Shanghai, China, late May or early Jun 1939; note HMS Birmingham ahead of La Motte-Picquet, USS Chaumont aft of La Motte-PicquetUSS Essex strike photo of the former French cruiser La Motte-Picquet capsized in Saigon Harbor, French Indochina (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), 12 Jan 1945. The cruiser’s turrets and superstructure were previously removed
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