Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 41973 S.S. Mongolia

Photo #: NH 41973  S.S. Mongolia
Title: S.S. Mongolia
Description: (American Passenger-Cargo Steamship, 1904) One of the ship's forward six-inch guns, taken while Mongolia was at sea in April 1917. These guns were manned by armed guard crews supplied by the U.S. Navy. Mongolia engaged a German submarine on 19 April 1917, the first U.S. ship to encounter a U-Boat after the United States entered World War I. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 41973
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