United States Atlantic ship sailors hold turkey in Constantinople Turkey. Five sailors stand out of a building with a woman. They hold turkeys. Nurses, officers and sailors sit and pose in front of a building.
Destroyers of Squadron 14, U.S. Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters are deployed from Constantinople (Istanbul) By Detachment Commander, Rear Admiral, Mark Lambert Bristol, in response to emergency in city of Smyrna (Izmir). The Destroyer,USS Simpson (DD-221) is seen departing the harbor. Several destroyers of Squadron 14, viewed from one ahead of them, proceeding at high speed in Turkish waters. Background of a slate shows flames billowing over Smyrna at night. View from a U.S. Destroyer, of heavy smoke rising from the port area of Smyrna. Inhabitants are seen along the city pier. Nightime scenes of fires burning all along the waterfront. U.S. sailors are seen helping Greek and Armenian refugees from trucks on the quay, and guiding them across rail yards toward U.S. Destroyers at a dock.An injured refugee is carried on a stretcher by sailors. Aboard a destroyer, sailors assist refugees.One hands out chococlate Hershey bars. Several sailors entertain the refugees by playing banjos. A refugee man dances to the music. Refugees receiving food from an American sailor, on deck of a destroyer, as they approach Constantinople. Several men and women with a large group of Boy Scouts in uniforms on a pier. One Boy Scout carries a large American flag. Several U.S. sailors mingle with the group. The Ortakoy Mosque is seen in the background. The boys are helped from the pier and seated in a barge, which is then pulled by a tugboat, as their adult leaders stand and wave to people on shore. Refugees arriving at village of Bebek. Three Boy Scouts with a pet dog. Women and children being guided aboard a large open boat, flying the American flag. A sailor leads children in calisthenics at American Near East Relief orphanage, in ruins of ancient Temple of Jupiter at Athens, Greece. The children run in supervised exercises. The Acropolis seen in background. Sailors try to calm a crying baby with some candy, to no avail. But they successfully distract the child with pieces of fruit.
United States Atlantic submarine chaser Bainbridge saves 482 passengers and crew of hospital ship Vinh-Long near Marmora in Paros, Greece. Smoke comes out of the ship. USS Bainbridge (DD-246) approaches the burning ship Vinh-Long. Smoke on ship. Passengers on ship brought to Constantinople, Turkey. Passengers stand on the ship as they dock in Constantinople.
International Bridge (Galata Bridge) in Constantinople (Istanbul) Turkey. American sailor stands looking over the bridge. On board a U.S. Navy ship, of the U.S. Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters, sailors forge an iron bar. One strikes hammer held by another which leans upon the bar against a large anvil. Pieces of the bar flake off. A sailor saws a piece of wood. Sailors assemble parts of the ship. An officer holds a sextant and a sailor notes readings. Sailor holds a line and another signals with semaphore flags on the ship.
United States Atlantic ship sailors on a ship in Constantinople, Turkey. Women and children come out a building. They stand besides the road. People go towards the sea. View of city along the coastline. United States Atlantic ship sailor washes the deck of a ship. A dog stands at the deck. Sailor picks up the dog. A sailor comes out on the ship.
United States Atlantic ship sailors and officers celebrate Christmas and ride camel in Constantinople, Turkey. Vice Admiral A T Long rides on camel and holds its harness. Santa Claus waves on a boat. Sailors and officers around Christmas tree on the dock. People board on the boat. Two dignitaries stand and talk. People board on boat. Admiral and sailors ride on camels.