Stern of S. S. Sussex after torpedo attack in 1916, with human casualty annotations, photograph.
Date:
1916
Description:
Black and white photograph from page 46 of the 1913-1916 photo album created by Wilder Penfield. Features the S.S. Sussex docked in the Harbour of Boulogne, after being torpedoed on March 24, 1916. This photo is a close up of the torpedoed stern. Wilder Penfield has annotated the photograph to indicate where he and some of his fellow American travellers - Elizabeth Baldwin, George Crocker, and himself - were standing when the torpedo hit. Several people are still standing on the ship, and more are standing along the dock next to it.
Physical Description:
image.photograph.black and white 12.3 x 17 cm
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series O (Objects) -- Sub-Series O/V (Objects, visual) -- Photograph Album (1913-1916) -- page46 -- image1
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Stern of S. S. Sussex after torpedo attack in 1916, with human casualty annotations, photograph. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series O (Objects) -- Sub-Series O/V (Objects, visual) -- Photograph Album (1913-1916) -- page46 -- image1 . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved April 3, 2020 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=8608
Rights:
This material has been made available with the consent of the copyright holders and can be used in accordance with fair dealing provisions of Canadian copyright law. For more information, please contact the Osler Library of the History of Medicine.
Notes:
Handwritten caption:
"2. Cross indicates position of Elizabeth Baldwin
3. " " " " George Crocker
1. " " " " W.G.P }at time of explosion"

Location:
Boulogne-sur-Mer (France).
Call Number:
O/V Photograph Album (1913-1916)