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Painting of U-58 Surrender

Painting of submarine's surrender
Title: U-58 Surrenders to U.S.S. Fanning
Caption: Painting by Edwin Simmons, 1921, depicting the German Submarine U-58 surrendering to Fanning (DD-37) and Nicholson (DD-52).
Description: Fanning was the first U.S. Navy ship to capture a German submarine. On 17 November 1917, she unleashed a series of depth charges on U-58, damaging the sub and forcing it to surface.
Catalog #: NH 54061
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