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ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919

ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919
ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919
ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919
ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919
ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919
ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919
ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919
ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919
ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919
ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919
ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919
ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919

ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919
ORIGINAL RARE JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH OF THE CREW AND OFFICERS ON THE FORWARD SUPERSTRUCTURE OF THE U. AEOLUS IN NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA OCTOBER 6,1919. CONDITION IS VERY GOOD WITH A FEW SMALL CHIPS AND A FEW TINY CRACKS THAT HAVE BEEN REENFORCED WITH A FEW SMALL PIECES OF REMOVABLE BLUE MASKING TAPE ON THE REVERSE. THE REVERSE HAS SOME SCUFFS, TONING ALONG WITH A PERIOD PENCILED NOTATION THAT STATES. To Chaplain 200 Men uss aeolus. PHOTOGRAPHER MARKED IN THE NEGATIVE ON THE LOWER RIGHT. Holladay, Newport News, Virginia. OUTER TRIM DIMENSIONS OF THE SEPIA PHOTOGRAPH : H 11 7/8″ x W 19 3/8″. SHARP FOCUS WITH VERY GOOD CONTRAST. (MANY FINE DETAILS CAN BE SEEN). MEDIUM / HEAVY PHOTOGRAPHIC PAPER. She was formerly the North German Lloyd liner SS Grosser Kurfürst , also spelled Großer Kurfürst , launched in 1899 that sailed regularly between Bremen and New York. Entered the conflict in 1917, was seized and converted to a troop transport. At 06:05, lookouts spotted what looked to be the wake of a submarine periscope, some 6,000 yards out. Changing course, Aeolus stood to general quarters and within 1 minute of the sighting, her number 1 and 3 guns commenced firing. For the next few minutes, her gunners fired at the diminishing target until it pulled out of range. While the signing of the armistice of 11 November 1918 signalled the end of hostilities. Nazaire to Newport News beginning the task of returning American troops from over there. The item “ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919″ is in sale since Wednesday, October 27, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Photographs”. The seller is “topcat2001565758590″ and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Region of Origin: United States
  • Type: Photograph
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Theme: Militaria
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Conflict: WW I (1914-18)

ORIGINAL WW1 USS AEOLUS (ID-3005) ARMED TRANSPORT SHIP JUMBO PHOTOGRAPH c. 1919