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WORLD WAR I

Photo # NH 103271:  Junior officers of USS President Lincoln, early May 1918.

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USS President Lincoln (1917-1918) --
On Board Views and Ship's Crew


This page features views taken on board USS President Lincoln and photographs of her crew.

For additional photographs taken on board this ship, see:

  • USS President Lincoln -- Troops On Board the Ship.

    For other images concerning this ship, see:

  • USS President Lincoln (1917-1918).


    Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.


    Photo #: NH 103355

    USS President Lincoln
    (1917-1918)

    View looking aft from the ship's foremast, while she was at Hobokon, New Jersey, during World War I.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. - USS President Lincoln Collection.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 75KB; 740 x 460 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103361

    USS President Lincoln
    (1917-1918)

    Ship's officers and crew at Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York, on 20 June 1918, prior to reassignment.
    Photographed by Frank Holland, Brooklyn, N.Y.
    President Lincoln had been torpedoed and sunk on 31 May 1918.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. - USS President Lincoln Collection.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 173KB; 1200 x 480 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103271

    USS President Lincoln
    (1917-1918)

    Ship's Junior Officers posed on board, in early May 1918.
    The Lieutenant at the left end of the middle row is Edouard V.M. Isaacs, who was made a prisoner of war when President Lincoln was sunk on 31 May 1918.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. - USS President Lincoln Collection.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 69KB; 740 x 465 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103362

    Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Edouard V.M. Isaacs, USN


    On board USS President Lincoln, circa mid-1917.
    The original image was printed on postal card ("AZO") stock.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. - USS President Lincoln Collection.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 46KB; 420 x 765 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103363

    Assistant Paymaster (Lieutenant) Andrew Mowat, USN
    (right)

    On board USS President Lincoln, circa 1917-1918.
    The officer on the right is identified (on the reverse of the original print) as "Lieutenant J.E. Johnston, Medical Corps". However, James E. Johnston was an Assistant Paymaster (Ensign), USNRF, and the uniform worn by the officer on the left does not appear to have Pay Corps insignia.
    Both Paymaster Mowat and Paymaster Johnston were lost when President Lincoln was sunk on 31 May 1918.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. - USS President Lincoln Collection.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 49KB; 555 x 765 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103358

    USS President Lincoln
    (1917-1918)

    Boxing match on board the ship, May 1918.
    Note the mat placed over hatch gratings to serve as an boxing ring.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. - USS President Lincoln Collection.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 72KB; 740 x 455 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103272

    USS President Lincoln
    (1917-1918)

    Ship's port bow six-inch gun, circa 1917-1918.
    Note the gun's open breech mechanism.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. - USS President Lincoln Collection.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 51KB; 740 x 390 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103357

    USS President Lincoln
    (1917-1918)

    Ship's forward starboard six-inch gun firing in target practice, during World War I.
    The officer at left is Lieutenant Jesse B. Oldendorf.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. - USS President Lincoln Collection.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 44KB; 740 x 455 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 41700

    USS President Lincoln
    (1917-1918)

    Crew of the ship's after starboard six-inch gun in action, during World War I.
    Note the ready-service ammunition chest at left.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. - USS President Lincoln Collection.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 82KB; 740 x 440 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 41899

    USS President Lincoln
    (1917-1918)

    Six-inch gun mounted on the ship's starboard quarter, photographed from above while she was underway transporting troops to France during World War I.
    Note troops in life preservers standing on the President Lincoln's stern, looking out over her wake.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 81KB; 740 x 445 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103356

    USS President Lincoln
    (1917-1918)

    Ship's after port six-inch gun, photographed while she was at Hobokon, New Jersey, during World War I.
    Note the striped blankets hanging over the rail in upper left, and the tug in the background.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. - USS President Lincoln Collection.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 69KB; 440 x 765 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 41890

    USS President Lincoln
    (1917-1918)

    A U.S. Army "Doughboy" congratulates a member of one of the ship's gun crews for efficient watch in the submarine zone, while en route to France during World War I.
    Note the Soldier's binoculars case, the six-inch gun behind the men, and the flag flying in the background.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 63KB; 445 x 765 pixels

     


    For additional photographs taken on board this ship, see:

  • USS President Lincoln -- Troops On Board the Ship.

    For other images concerning this ship, see:

  • USS President Lincoln (1917-1918).


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