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Sinking of President Lincoln

Painting of liferafts fleeing ship
Title: SInking of President Lincoln
Caption: USS President Lincoln (1917-1918) Painting by Fred Dana Marsh, 1920, depicting the ship sinking after she was torpedoed by the German submarine U-90 on 31 May 1918. Twenty-six lives were lost with her, and one officer - Lt. Edouard V.M. Isaacs, USNRF - was taken prisoner.
Catalog #: NH 86494-KN
Original Location: Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection
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