Covington Survivors In Lifeboat After Being Torpedoed. Survivors From The Covington About To Board The Nicholson. Real Photo Postcard. 3 1/4 x5 1/2 inches . The card has surface marks, stains and a pinhole. The Covington was formerly the German liner Cincinnati. It was seized at the beginning of the World War I. The ship was renamed the Covington and became a U.S. Navy transport. On July 1, 1918, it was torpedoed by German submarine U-86 near the French coast and sank the next day.  Six crew members were killed while 770 were saved.  Very rare and unusual subject matter. An incredible World War I military image

The photograph of the Covington sinking is also a real photo postcard.  It has a stain on the right side and the left corner is torn off.




Covington Survivors In Lifeboat After Being Torpedoed and Covington sinking 2 RP PCS.

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