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German submarine U. 118 on beach in Hastings

Creator:
London, Arthur, 1880-1920
Creation Date:
[circa 1910-early 1920s]
Topics:
Submarines
Places:
Hastings (England)
Genres:
photographic prints, photographs, and postcards
Notes:

Caption: German submarine, Hastings. April 13/19

Citation:
[Identification of Item], Arthur London / Gold Coast [Ghana] photograph collection. Bernath Mss 315. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Description:

This German submarine was in service for one year, February 23, 1918-February 23 1919, when it was forced to surrender. The U.118 was being towed to France when it went aground off Hastings on April 15, 1919. The boat quickly attracted crowds near the Queens Hotel. In 1921, the ship was disassembled.

Physical Description:
1 photograph : print ; 9 x 15 cm (postcard format)
Format:
Still Image
Collection(s):
Arthur London / Gold Coast [Ghana] photograph collection
Library Location:
Department of Special Research Collections
ARK:
ark:/48907/f3ws8st3
Local Identifier:
bernathmss315-03-loose3t
Rights:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Restrictions:

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