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Medal commemorating Captain Paul König and the submarine 'Deutschland'
Medal commemorating Captain Paul König and the submarine 'Deutschland'. Obverse: Bust of Captain König (three-quarter right). Legend: 'KAPITÄN KOENIG.' Reverse: Flag of the Bremen Lloyd Company placed diagonally; inscription above (left) and below. Legend (outside pearled ring): 'I . DURCHQUERUNG D. ATLANT. OCEANS DURCH D. HANDLES U. BOOT DEUTSCHLAND.' (First crossing of the Atlantic by the commercial submarine 'Deutschland'.) Inscription: 'AUSFAHRT V. BREMEN 23. VI. 16.' (Departure from Bremen 23. vi. 16.) Above: 'ANKUNFT IN BALTIMORE 10 . VII . 16.' (Arrival in Baltimore.) Below: 'RÜCKKEHR NACH BREMEN 28 . VIII . 16.' (Return to Bremen 23. viii. 16.)
- Image reference: E4691-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London