Photo #: NH 41744
Sinking of S.S. Antilles, 17 October 1917
A boat load of survivors from the U.S. Army chartered transport Antilles, photographed while approaching another ship to be picked up. Their ship had been torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-62 on 17 October 1917, with the loss of 67 lives.
This photograph appears to have been retouched.
Courtesy of Captain L.R. Leahy, USN, 1937.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 16 January 2006