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Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Koenig, Paul

KOENIG, PAUL, captain of the merchant submarine “Deutschland” which crossed the Atlantic from Germany and arrived at Baltimore on July 10, 1916, with a cargo of dyestuffs. While in the United States he was interviewed by newspapermen, was even the recipient of vaudeville offers, was welcomed by mayor of Baltimore and officials. On August 2 he sailed on the return voyage, later making a second voyage and putting in at New London, Conn.