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NH 50090 German Submarine U-53

Photo #: NH 50090  German Submarine U-53
Title: German Submarine U-53
Description: At Newport, Rhode Island, on 7 October 1916. She subsequently attacked Allied shipping off the U.S. East Coast. USS Birmingham (Scout Cruiser # 2) is in the right distance. Note tall radio masts and German Navy flags on the submarine, and the interesting small boat tied up alongside. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 50090
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