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Re: Persic Sunk, September 6, 1918
Posted by: Elaine Dillin ()
Date: February 26, 2011 02:58AM

My father was on the Persic when it was sunk. Some guys were worried, but he said, "We're in a convoy, they'll pick us up. Then they looked and saw the ships going over the edge of the ocean, so they jumped in. Some men were taking showers, so when they got off the destroyer, which came to pick them up, three days later, they were put on cots with blankets over them because they had no clothes. They were on there way to France, but since the ship sank closer to England, they were taken there. From there, they took the English Channel to France. When they came home, they sailed from Brest, France on the Mauretania, who had a sister ship, the Luisitania, and they were both sunk later. There were no men lost when the ship was torpedoed, even though they spent three days in the water, with bombs dropping around them to get the sub. There were 500 wounded soldiers on the Mauretania when they came home. They arrived in New York. I've been looking for information for a long time and getting that it was sunk near Sicily, which I knew was wrong, or else I was wrong. I'm glad to hear your stories. Thanks

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Re: Persic Sunk, September 6, 1918 Elaine Dillin 02/26/2011 07:08PM
Re: Persic Sunk, September 6, 1918 eugene granger 03/28/2011 03:30AM
Re: Persic Sunk, September 6, 1918 Raymond Lloyd 11/25/2007 06:37PM
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