Launching of the new French Cruiser, "Languedoc," to replace the "Leon Cambetta," torpedoed during World War 1, by the Austrian submarine U-5, on April 26, 1915, in the Adriatic Sea. Shipyard workers in unison, knock out supports holding the new ship in place, and she slides down the ways into the water.
Variety of events in World War I years. German merchant submarine Deutschland (a British blockade buster) in 1916 in the United States (then neutral), departing New London, Connecticut on November 21, 1916 headed back to Germany carrying silver bullion. The submarine had just completed repairs following a collision with the tugboat T.A. Scott Jr. when first attempting to leave New London on November 16, 1916. The North German Lloyd Shipping Company submarine Deutschland is seen leaving the dock at New London, Connecticut. The officers on the submarine Deutschland wave. View of a submarine under water. An officer blowing a bugle aboard the deck of an Italian naval torpedo boat. Italian sailors prepare a deck gun on the vessel. The deck gun is fired. An explosion in the water. View of Austro-Hungarian Battleship SMS Szent Istvan (Saint Stephen), capsizing and rolling after it is torpedoed off the Dalmation Coast of the Adriatic Sea by Italian torpedo boats on June 10, 1918. Survivors being rescued in small boats. View of a merchants vessels at dock and in a harbor. View of survivors of the May 1915 Lusitania disaster, with belongings, arriving in a harbor. Men and women with children posing. Two small girls pose among the group of Lusitania survivors.
Scenes of the Austrian Port, Cattaro, on the Adriatic Sea, in World War 1. Rivers and mountains in the area. Houses on the field. Road amidst the mountain and the valley. Mount Lovcen in Montenegro seen in background.
Warfare at sea during World War 1. An Italian torpedo armed motorboat (Motoscafo Armato Silurante) with MAS II inscribed on its bow, heads out to sea at high speed. View of the wake behind the boat. Glimpse of torpedo being launched from its side. Scene shifts to large explosion near aft port side of an Austro-Hungarian warship, with large plume of water thrown up. View of Italian MAS boat returning at high speed.
Italian torpedo patrol boat on Patrol in the Adriatic Sea during the World War I. Austrian ship SMS Szent Istvan struck by torpedo. The battleship lists heavily to one side just before rolling and sinking. Austro-Hungarian Navy sailors seen on deck of the sinking warship.
Italian torpedo boats underway during World War 1. Ships sink after being attacked by the torpedoes. Italian torpedo boats sink SMS Szent Istvan (Saint Stephen), a Austro-Hungarian Battleship off the Dalmation (Croation) coast in the Adriatic Sea. The sailors on the Szent Istvan cling to the decks as the ship lists and is very low in the water. Sailors aboard the ships. Men diving and falling into the sea as the ship rolls dramatically and then sinks. Survivors swimming toward nearby ships. Smoke rises up from the sinking ship.