Newspaper Article, July 6, 1918
[Newspaper Article: Danville Commercial-News, 6 July 1918, p. 1, col. 7]
IS SUNK ON WAY HOME
WASHINGTON, July 6 -- The United States army transport Covington homeward bound with a fleet of troop ships convoyed by American destroyers was torpedoed in the war zone last Monday night and sank the next day while an effort was being made to tow her to port. Six men of her crew were missing but the others with the officers were landed at a French port. No soldiers or passengers were aboard.