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.-FACES DEATH WHEN SUBMARINE
RECORD "ON &ER TRIAL JLIJNGE
"Sketch showing how the subinarine appeared "at the surface on.
her upward plunge after fier recprd "dive "in- which Her crew natf"
rawly escaped death. . . .' .,'., , s
Unmindful" of their plight,! jeotdscoper of.' the Carp, "warning
eight mep in charge of;Ensigh themo'fv1fteir; predicament did
Simion Smith, TJ." S. N:, 'stood
drjnking- wine and eating turkey
sandwiches, facing & traglc"death L-fhis.dbne,vthe submarine, re
in the new submarine Garp Fl,
which was held fast tq.tKe bot
tom of San Francisco bay'bh her j
trial piunge uu ieet Deow tne
The anchor chair ofthevsub-
marine had become entangled "in
'a cable dropped, from -a .lighter
and not until 'a -telephonemes1-sage
was sent through Ttfiei pros
any. ofrthe men .realize their peril!
- rin-aririnstcrpl'theywere cutting"
lease'dcfrfmOits .anchor, it;stifl
madenp qpward progress". Then
it-was" rdiscbtfe'red " that another
cable-had: entangled her craft.-1 J
r,' T.hen-tft'e"Jast nujans'of raising
the,' Vessjel: wasiresorted to. The
tanks.' lifter the tanks had dis
gorged 26tons. of 'water the ves
sel"5hot"pwatd like a' torpedo,
, . " , "' "