Shenandoah Case

The Court of Inquiry into the wrecking of the Shenandoah adjourned last week—probably for good. If the Judge Advocate of the Court decides to call Colonel Mitchell a second time,* the Court may reconvene. The final testimony was that of experts as to wind stresses, strength of the airship's frame, etc.

With only a few exceptions the survivors of the disaster and the Government experts seemed agreed that the wreck of the ship was due to excessive wind stresses in the heart of a storm. The principal other...

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