Daily Event for October 4, 2011

A little more than a month before the Great War ended the German navy scored some successes off the United States east coast, one of the ships lost to a German mine was SS San Saba. She hit a mine laid by SMS U-117 off New Jersey on October 4, 1918 taking thirty crewmen with her, only four men survived, they were landed at Newport, Rhode Island the next day.
© 2011 Michael W. Pocock

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