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Mauritania, 1915

 Item — Box: 1, Page: 10, item: 5
Identifier: 2010-064-1-10-5

Scope and Contents

The photo shows the R. M. S. Mauritania sailing through the Strait of Gibraltar. Sister ship of the Lusitania, in 1915 she was used as a troop ship serving the Gallipoli Campaign. In early 1916, she was converted to a hospital ship. By the paint scheme in this image, she is a troop carrier. Africa is in the distance. In the foreground is what Welford elsewhere describes as a mosque and a schoolhouse. Title taken from description on scrapbook page. Image has been digitally altered for clarity.


  • Creation: 1915



This material is open for research use by any registered reader.


1 item : Black and white photographic print ; 5.5 x 8 cm

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Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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