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WW1 Photo Library: Our Navy at War - 1922

Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, Our Navy at War, 1922. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.

American Dreadnoughts -- The Embodiment of Sea Power.

American Dreadnoughts -- The Embodiment of Sea Power. Our Navy at War, 1922. GGA Image ID # 190ca1e146

American Destroyers in Queenstown Harbor.

American Destroyers in Queenstown Harbor. The Depth Charges Are Conspicuous on Each Stern. Our Navy at War, 1922. GGA Image ID # 190d05c6d1

Crew of the USS Fanning, Which Sank the U -58.

Crew of the USS Fanning, Which Sank the U -58. The Star on the Funnel Indicates a Submarine Victim. Few Other American Vessels Would Paint a Star on Their Funnel. Confirmed American Victories over U-boats Were Few in World War I, and Fanning and Nicholson’s Victory Was a Rarity. like Fanning and Nicholson, However, American Destroyers and Antisubmarine Craft Stood Guard over Crucial Convoys for the Remainder of the War. Our Navy at War, 1922. GGA Image ID # 190d0893c1

The USS Seattle (CA-11) and Rear Admiral Albert Gleaves the Commander and Flagship of the Cruiser and Transport Force.

The USS Seattle (CA-11) and Rear Admiral Albert Gleaves the Commander and Flagship of the Cruiser and Transport Force. Our Navy at War, 1922. GGA Image ID # 190d3506a1

The Sinking of the President Lincoln.

The Sinking of the President Lincoln. The USS President Lincoln, Commanded by Captain P. W. Foote, Was One of the Two Vessels of the Cruiser and Transport Force Which Were Sunk by Submarines. She Was Lost on 31 May 1917, Going down with Colors Flying Twenty-five Minutes after the Torpedoes Attacked Her. Of the 715 Persons on Board, All but 26 Were Saved. Our Navy at War, 1922. GGA Image ID # 190d5caef2

The Secretary of the Navy with Captain Dismukes and the Men Who Saved the Mount Vernon.

The Secretary of the Navy with Captain Dismukes and the Men Who Saved the Mount Vernon. Our Navy at War, 1922. GGA Image ID # 190db61df3

The Mount Vernon, Formerly the German Liner Kronprinzessin Cecilie, Safely in Port after Being Torpedoed, September 5, 1918.

The Mount Vernon, Formerly the German Liner Kronprinzessin Cecilie, Safely in Port after Being Torpedoed, September 5, 1918. Our Navy at War, 1922. GGA Image ID # 190dbf28ea

Secretary Daniels and Thomas A. Edison

Secretary Daniels and Thomas A. Edison. Inset, Secretary Daniels, and Mr. Edison with Mr. William L. Saunders and Professor Max Mason, Inventor of a Submarine Detection Device, at a Test Experiment at New London. Our Navy at War, 1922. GGA Image ID # 190dc1edb1

The Living Flag Ten Thousand Blue-Jackets, at Great Lakes, the Largest Naval Training Station in the World.

The Living Flag Ten Thousand Blue-Jackets, at Great Lakes, the Largest Naval Training Station in the World. Inset: Captain William A. Moffett, Commandant. Our Navy at War, 1922. GGA Image ID # 190df5c2ff

They Saved Survivors of Torpedoed Vessels.

They Saved Survivors of Torpedoed Vessels. At the Risk of Their Own Destruction, the Crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca Repeatedly Rescued Survivors of Torpedoed Vessels, Although It Was an Established Rule That When a Vessel Was Torpedoed Other Vessels in the Vicinity Should Not Go to Her Aid because of the Almost Certain Destruction Which Would Await the Rescuers. Inset: Captain William J. Wheeler, Commanding the Seneca. Our Navy at War, 1922. GGA Image ID # 190e07d565

Josephus Daniels, Our Navy at War: Illustrated with Reproductions of Original and Official Photographs, New York: George H. Doran Company, 1922.

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