World War: A Survivor Talks

The true story of the U.S.S. Kearny, which was torpedoed but not sunk three weeks ago, was told from a hospital cot after she arrived at Reykjavik, Iceland, by Ensign Henry Lyman, of Ponkapog, Mass.:

The Kearny was on escort duty, westbound. She received a signal to leave her convoy and go to the assistance of another convoy, which was being attacked by U-boats. They reached the convoy late in the afternoon. The attack had apparently ceased.

The scattered convoy reformed and sailed into what Ensign Lyman called "as black a night as I've ever seen." Out of the blackness came a second...

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