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Fred George Bankson, U.S. Navy
Viewing the ship that started U.S. involvement in  W.W.I. --- RMS Lusitania
The British ship, Lusitania, was torpedoed and sunk on May 7, 1915 by a German Submarine causing the loss of over 1,100 passengers and crew -- 124 were Americans.

NOTE:  This photo was taken from a painting,  ruined due to weather exposure, and no longer exists.

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