Collision Damage to USS Thornton (AVD-11)
Here we see the damage suffered by the Clemson class destroyer USS Thornton (AVD-10) when she was rammed by the Ashtabula (AO-51) in 1945. Here we can see the shape of the Ashtabula's bow pushed into the side of the destroyer, allowing water into the hull.
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J (9 November 2019), Collision Damage to USS Thornton (AVD-11) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Thornton_AVD11_collision_damage.html