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Picture No 10944113
Date 1915
Description WW1 - HMS E13 British submarine - Aground and attacked
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WW1 - HMS E13 was a British E class submarine. Due to a compass failure, it ran aground on the Danish Island of Saltholm in the Oresund. It was then attacked by German torpedo boats on 19th August 1915 off Copenhagen, Denmark. Some men are seen here to be overboard and drowning, as others look on from the E13.
Source Illustration by E. S. Hodgson, in the Graphic, 28th August 1915
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10944113 - WW1 - HMS E13 was a British E class submarine. Due to a compass failure, it ran aground on the Danish Island of Saltholm in the Oresund. It was then attacked by German torpedo boats on 19th August 1915 off Copenhagen, Denmark. Some men are seen here to be overboard and drowning, as others look on from the E13.

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