Radio: S O Stinks

At 10 o'clock one night last week, the U. S. Coast Guard Station at Jacksonville, Fla. picked up a spluttering S O S. Over the 600-metre radio band used by ships at sea came a frantic story of explosion, fire, death on the Elder Dempster (British) tanker Dunkwa, 90 miles southwest of Miami. Nobody waited to ask questions. Coast Guard cutters sped to sea, searched the calm Atlantic for miles around the given position. But no shipwreck could be found. Meantime, shipping experts ashore who knew the Dunkwa's, regular run, from Europe to West Africa, began to wonder how she came...

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