Launching of the American transport ship Frederick Douglas

transport ship Frederick Douglas

Launch of the American transport ship Frederick Douglass (SS Frederick Douglass) of the Liberty type at Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyards Inc in Baltimore.

On September 20, 1943, Frederick Douglas was damaged by torpedoes from a German U-238 submarine and was sunk on the same day by torpedoes from a U-645 submarine of the Nazi Krigsmarine.



Location: Baltimore, USA
Date of the photo: May 22, 1943

In : 1943

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