Naval History and Heritage Command

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NH 103354 USS President Lincoln

Photo #: NH 103354  USS President Lincoln
Title: USS President Lincoln
Description: (1917-1918) Photographed by the wireless operator of USS Rijndam (ID # 2505) just after she was torpedoed on 31 May 1918. The radioman was then sending out an S-O-S message. President Lincoln sank about a half-hour later. The original print has been retouched to emphasize the smoke issuing from her stack. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. - USS President Lincoln Collection. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 103354
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