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Loading Tin Fish

Loading a torpedo into a submarine
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Board; by Georges Schreiber; 1943; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-159-JB as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Sleek and cigar-shaped like the submarine itself, torpedoes are loaded onto the undersea warship in dock.  Great care must be exercised in this operation – not only because of the danger, which is comparatively slight, but because a slip might injure one of the immensely valuable “tin fish.”

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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