Great WWII US Navy Submarine Service Print by Electric Boat Co 1943 "Pride of the Fleet"
ARTIFACT: This is a great World War II US Navy Submarine Service Print by Electric Boat Co. 1943. The title of this print reads "Pride of the Fleet" and depicts a beautiful red and black submarine firing torpedos at an unseen enemy to the right. 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: Circe WWII
SIZE: Appr: 18-3/8" x 24-3/8" x 3/4
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Paper, ink, glass, aluminum
ATTACHMENT: Wall mount
MARKINGS: "WRIGHT. EBCO SUBMARINE AT PERISCOPE DEPTH FIRING TWO TORPEDOS. PRIDE OF THE FLEET. COPYRIGHT 1943. ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY. NEW YORK"
ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Navy collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MCJX17 LHEX8/17 PSACEX8/17
CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The print is in amazing consition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.