ITALY: Artiglio

The little Italian steamer Artiglio, 148 ft. long, of 284 tons burden, at anchor last week near Belle He, 25 miles off the southern coast of Brittany, had an importance out of all proportion to its size as the most modern, most completely equipped salvage ship in the world. Last September the little Artiglio bobbed on front pages of the U. S. press when her grappling hooks struck the submerged wreck of the P. & O. liner Egypt, a steamer that sank off Finistere in 1922 with a loss of 92 lives, with...

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