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.