This is destroyer 221 of the American fleet in Constantinople. These speedy boats are always ready for emergencies and in many cases have carried thousands of refugees from war stricken areas Mr. Carpenter enters the American Consulate in Constantinople.
Photographs show the USS Simpson (DD-221) which was part of the United States Naval Detachment in the eastern Mediterranean under the command of Rear Admiral Mark L. Bristol; and Frank Carpenter outside the door of the American Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Negative series code stamped on page: LC-C26.
On page: no. 1386 (top image) and no. 1387 (bottom image).
In album: European pictures (1923 trip), p. .
Copyright by Carpenter's World Travels.
Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).