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The passenger list for Colored Company D of the 546th Engineers. The company departed from New York, New York for France on September 25, 1918 on board the SS Oxfordshire. Commodore Isaac Murray (1896?-1947) (fourth from top) was part of this company…

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The USS Leviathan at harbor in 1918. The ship was acquired from Germany by the United States Navy in 1917, serving as a troop transport ship until it was decommissioned on October 29, 1919. Fred White (1898-1919) and the 547th Engineer Service…

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The USS Orizaba leaving port to carry troops to France in 1918. During World War I, she carried over 15,000 soldiers to France. After the war ended she carried another 30,000 back home until she was decommissioned on September 4, 1919. Crozier…

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The USS Mount Vernon after she was torpedoed by a German submarine on September 5, 1918 in the eastern Atlantic. The torpedoe killed 36 men. The ship made port the next day in Brest, France, where she was given a temporary patch. It is possible that…