USS Omaha Crew

Photograph of the crew of the <em>USS Omaha</em> preparing to board the <em>Willmoto</em>, out of Philadelphia, which turned out to be the <em>Odenwald</em> a German ship flying the US flag. The crew of the <em>Odenwald</em> attempted to scuttle the ship, but the <em>Omaha</em> crew prevented the sinking of the vessel., This is a digital image, the original was returned to the donor after scanning. The horizontal lines are due to the adhesive used to adhere the photo to the photo album page.
Abstract/Description: Photograph of the crew of the USS Omaha preparing to board the Willmoto, out of Philadelphia, which turned out to be the Odenwald a German ship flying the US flag. The crew of the Odenwald attempted to scuttle the ship, but the Omaha crew prevented the sinking of the vessel.
Subject(s): MILITARY SERVICE - In General
Atlantic Ocean