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The American Monument on the Mull of Oa
17-MAR-2011 Ian Fulton

The American Monument on the Mull of Oa

The monument is dedicated to the memory of the American servicemen who were lost when the troopships the Tuscania was torpedoed by a German U-boat in the North Channel and the Otranto which sank following a colliion with another convoy ship in a storm off the west coast of Islay.
See http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~carmita/hoyle/Red_Cross.htm
and http://raycityhistory.wordpress.com/2010/10/12/oct-12-1918-372-u-s-soldiers-lost-in-sinking-of-otranto/

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
1/320s f/11.0 at 40.0mm iso200 full exif

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