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THE WRECKING OF ZEPPELIN "L 15" OFI THE MOUTH OF THE THAMES, Saturday, April 1

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Copyrighted in the U.S.A.The above picture has been constructed from a personal description by an eye-witness of the wrecking of Zeppelin “L 15” in the early hours of Saturday, April 1. At the moment depicted the great hull ofthe German airship was partially submerged. Her bow towered oul the water, while the stern section was partially submerged. The di light was gradually revealing the astonishing scene in clearer detail.huge hull of the airship contrasted spectacularly with the small patrol vessels which had by that time joined the Olivine,’ a naval steam trawler which was the first upon the scene, having located the Zeppelinbefore daylight. By this time the crew of the airship, seventeen in number, had been rescued by the Olivine, seen on the right of the above picture.


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