Photo #: NH 41878
USS President Lincoln (1917-1918)
Troops on deck, wearing life jackets, as the transport passed through the submarine zone en route to France. A hand-written inscription on the reverse of the original print for Photo # NH 41875 (taken at the same time as this one) dates this photo in October 1917 and identifies the troops as part of the Rainbow Division.
View looks aft from the ship's forecastle.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 2 November 2005