Significant set of documents from the career of a sailor, survivor of the battleship ‘The Danton’, a warship torpedoed by a German submarine, on 19/03/1917.
This sailor was Mr. Paul Martinet, master machinist: His report of the shipwreck (6 detailed pages of dense writing).
Draft of the same report (10 pages).
3 photos + 1 photo-card of the shipwreck.
‘Journal du matelot’ (newspaper): quote from Martinet on page 4.
Medical visit certificates, leave granted by the military headquarters of Bizerte and Toulon.
Assignment to Toulon.
Mission orders (3 annotated with expense notes).
9 "certificates of good conduct" naming the warships.
4 certificates, 1891 to 1897.
2 official reports on the use of fuel established in early 1918.
Correspondence exchanged after the shipwreck throughout the year 1917, with a comrade based in Brest.
Various: letters seeking civilian employment after termination of service in the Navy in October 1918.
- Cartas, Documento, Fotografía, Hundimiento del acorazado Le Danton, Periódico
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