National Affairs: S-4 Aftermath

The Navy's Court of Inquiry to investigate the S-4 disaster convened last week at Boston, visited the S-8 (sister of the 5-4. With the S-8, personnel and equipment arranged as the S-4's presumably had been, the Court quizzed the S-8's red-headed young commander, Lieut. Frank L. Worden, to visualize the instant and circumstances of the S-4's goring by the destroyer Paulding.

Lieut. Commander John S. Baylis of the Paulding, present as "an interested party," was formally made a defendant in the trial.

As Lieut. Worden answered questions, the faces of his fellow Navy men...

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