In Kiel an irate German court sat in three shifts 24 hours a day last week trying 120 leatherfaced German seamen. With clocklike precision they were sentenced to two months in jail each. Their crime: tying up 41 German vessels in the harbor of Leningrad by a mighty mass strike.

Testimony revealed that Hamburg shipping interests have canceled all sailings to Russia, find that the Soviet port undermines their men's morale.

"After we docked at Leningrad," confessed a penitent stoker from the freighter Asta, "there was a big meeting. All us German sailors in...

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