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ARTIFACT: This is a great World War II US Navy Submarine Service Print by Electric Boat Co. 1944. The title of this print reads "Conning the Kill" and depicts a beautiful scene of a submarine surfacing the water with a sinking ship in the background. The print was done by Frederick J. Hoertz. The Electric Boat Company, founded in 1899, was quite important as its first manufactured submarine, the Holland VI, was the first modern submarine to be purchased and commissioned into the United States Navy where it became the USS Holland (SS-1). They would continue to be the primary builders of submarines for the US Navy for over 100 years.
VINTAGE: Circa WWII
SIZE: Appr: 18-3/8" x 24-3/8" x 3/4
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Paper, ink, glass, aluminum
ATTACHMENT: Wall Mount
MARKINGS: "FREDERICK J. HOERTZ EBCO SUB SURFACING NEAR SINKING VICTIM. CONNING THE KILL. COPYRIGHT 1944 ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY"
ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJX17 LFJX8/17 PSAAJX8/17
CONDITION: 8+(Excellent): There are creases in the paper.
GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.