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Jacob Jones Torpedoed

Photograph of Jacob Jones after being hit by a German torpedo
Title: Jacob Jones Torpedoed
Caption: U.S.S. Jacob Jones (DD-61) was sunk by German submarine U-53 on the night of 6 December 1917. After fleeing from the mortally wounded vessel, Seaman William G. Ellis captured her final destruction in this photograph.
Catalog #: Smithsonian Photograph 72-4509-A
Original Location: Smithsonian Institution
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