OCTOBER 11th-12th, 1918 – U.S. Photographed by Grassel. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph. The German commander—seeing the fast approaching American … Online Image: 115KB; 740 x 510 pixels : Photo #: NH 105823 USS Mount Vernon (ID # 4508) Men climb a rope netting during a field day obstacle race, 16 April 1919. In 1918 they numbered 4.7 million; now, a Veteran’s Day survey conducted by the Scripps-Howard News Service found, only twelve remain. USS Mount Vernon (LSD 39) Persian Gulf Cruise 1987 - 88; WestPac Cruise 2002; ... USS Mount McKinley (LCC 7) WestPac Cruise 1969; USS Mount Olympus (AGC 8) European Cruise 1952; ... North Sea Cruise 1918; USS Avenger (MCM 1) European Cruise 1997; USS … Forms part of Josephus Daniels collection. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph. Notes: Title transcribed from item. Click here to see a larger photo. U.S. The Wartime Memories Project - USS Mount Vernon during the Great War - ... USS Mount Vernon. The Mount Vernon returned fire and as the battle raged 36 Americans were killed and 13 wounded. It is dated 11 September 1918 and is addressed to Mr. Randolph Carver of Poplarville, the seat of rural Pearl River County, Mississippi. USS Mount Vernon (ID # 4508) Cover of a "Souvenir Folder", published circa 1918-1919, that features ten halftone reproductions of photographs concerning the ship and her 5 September 1918 torpedoing. Once they arrived near Mount Vernon, they observed the damage from a large explosion on Mount Vernon′s side.. Online Image: 79KB; 740 x 515 pixels : Photo #: NH 45743 USS Mount Vernon (1917-1919) At anchor, 25 May 1918. USS Mount Vernon in the Great War, The Wartime Memories Project. USS Mount Vernon (1917-1919) At Brest, France, 5 May 1918. Photographers' address: Boston, Mass. The … His ship, a captured German ocean liner renamed the USS Mount Vernon… The destroyers USS Winslow, Conner, Nicholson and Wainwright responded immediately and approached the battle area. Heap, who joined the Navy in December 1917, was on his ninth crossing of the Atlantic when disaster struck Sept. 5, 1918. 1 photographic print : gelatin silver ; 9.5 x 43.5 in. The USS Winslow, USS Connor and the USS Wainwright dropped depth charges to drive off the U-82 and then saved the Mount Vernon. aboard the USS Mount Vernon. More info Torpedo damage to USS Mount Vernon′s hull at a naval yard, in Brest, France in 1918.. USS Mount Vernon (1917-1919) "Field Day" on board the ship, 16 April 1919. USS Mount Vernon (1917-1919) View in the ship's hospital ward, 1918, showing elegant decor installed when she was the German passenger liner Kronprinzessin Cecilie . Donation of Rear Admiral Ammen Farenholt, USN (Medical Corps), 1933. It was postmarked at Hoboken, New Jersey, (Mount Vernon's home port) on 27 April 1919. during the Great War 1914-1918. U.S. USS Mount Vernon (AP-22) USS Mount Vernon (AP-22) was a troop transport that served with the United States Navy during World War II. This page is new, as yet no names have been submitted. Mount Vernon, October 30, 1918 1918 October 30. Prior to her military service, she was a luxury ocean liner named SS Washington. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph. U.S. Officers and crew, U.S.S. A glass case in a library in Orange, California, preserves a letter from U.S. Navy Captain D. E. Dismukes, commander of the USS Mount Vernon (ID-4508).