Photo #: NH 103940
USS Mount Vernon (ID # 4508)
Halftone reproduction of a photograph showing the temporary patch installed on Mount Vernon's hull at Brest, France, after she was torpedoed by German Submarine U-82 on 5 September 1918. The ship received permanent repairs after she returned to the United States.
This image was published in 1918-1919 as one of ten photographs in a "Souvenir Folder" of views concerning the ship and her 5 September 1918 torpedoing.
Donation of Dr. Mark Kulikowski, 2006.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 30 July 2006