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USS San Diego (ACR-6) Sinking

A ship is sinking by the bow, sailors in life boats are moving away from the ship
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; By Francis Muller; C. 1920; Unframed Dimensions 29H X 44W
Accession #: 44-006-N
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While serving as a convoy escort on 19 July 1918, USS San Diego struck a mine off the southern coast of Long Island, New York.  It sank in a half an hour with six casualties.  It was the only major warship lost by the United States during World War I.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War I 1917-1918
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