World War: AT SEA: Junket

When World War II caught the German liner Orinoco at sea, she headed for the tropical port of Tampico. She has been laid up there ever since, while her officers and men took their ease in Tampico's hotels, fished in the tropical waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

One day last fortnight, following the example of the U.S., Mexican officials boarded twelve Axis ships in Vera Cruz and Tampico, took possession of them to forestall sabotage. On board the Orinoco they found navigation instruments missing, learned that six Nazi sailors had disappeared....

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