Dispatches from the U.S.S. DeKalb: March 4, 1918

Source: C. Gilbert Hazlett, March 4, 1918

Source: C. Gilbert Hazlett, March 4, 1918

March 4, 1918

Arose 7 A.M.

Worked in Storeroom all morning.

Sighted Belle Isle 11 A.M.

Between Belle Isle and life buoy, sighted wake of a sub, then periscope visible every few seconds, about 3,000 yds. from us. Disappeared around southern end of island.

Sighted masts of a sunken four-master off eastern coast of Belle Isle at 12.30 P.M. Passed a sunken two masted schooner, of which masts were visible, in Quiberon Bay. Schooner was sunk by a mine. Also passed a sunken French transport just outside St. Nazaire. This ship was sunk by a Zeppelin in an air raid, at beginning of war.

Entered locks and docked at St. Nazaire, France, at 7.30 P.M.

Turned in at 9.30 P.M.

Source: C. Gilbert Hazlett, March 4, 1918

Source: C. Gilbert Hazlett, March 4, 1918

Source: C. Gilbert Hazlett, March 4, 1918

Source: C. Gilbert Hazlett, March 4, 1918

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About Sean Patrick Hazlett

Conservative clean energy crusader, national security hawk, financial analyst, engineer, and former military officer.
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