Foreign News: Like Columbus

A blunt Dutch nose, slimy with seaweed, poked upward from the depths of San Francisco bay last week, was followed by the emerging bulk of Her Netherlandic Majesty's submarine K-XIII.

Soon the news spread that the K-XIII had sailed over and dived through 10,000 miles of brine since leaving Helder in the Netherlands, had scored a distance record never before approached by an unconvoyed submarine.

Able Commander van der Kun, squeezing, sprucely attired, from his conning tower hatch, said: "We left Helder on May 27 and seldom steamed our maximum of 18 knots, since...

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