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WWI Artifacts and Memories: H. H. Luedinghaus and the USS Vencedor

Posted on: February 13, 2015

The USS Vencedor in service during WWI.

Courtesy of the Naval History and Heritage Command.  Photo #: NH 102346n

Recently,  Patrick Allie, WWI Exhibit Curator at the Missouri History Museum, wrote a blog about H.H. Luedinghaus and the U.S.S. Vencedor.  In it, he tells the story of how Luedinghaus and nine other young businessmen purchased a yacht and offered their services to the U. S. Navy during the war.  To read the blog, click here