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A Fast Convoy

Two ships in rough seas
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; Burnell Poole; C 1915; Framed Dimensions 41H x 68W
Accession #: 72-125-A
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USS Allen (DD-66) escorts USS Leviathan (SP-1326), which is carrying United States troops to Europe through the U-boat infested Atlantic.  Convoys such as this carried close to 2 million men to Europe before the Armistice of November 1918.  During the course of the war, Leviathan alone transported over 98,000 troops.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War I 1917-1918
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