ARMY & NAVY: Off Provincetown

All that came to the surface of the Atlantic from the wreck of the submarine S-4 off Provincetown, Mass., was a chief petty officer's waist- coat.

Upon the usually placid sea of public opinion the disaster roused a storm of indignation which the Navy Department had to weather the best it could.

Questions hurled at Secretary of the Navy Wilbur included the following:

1) Why were the six survivors in the torpedo room not immediately safeguarded, when divers first reached the 54, by attaching airlines to the ship's "ears" (S....