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Dispatches from the U.S.S. DeKalb: May 1, 1918

May 1, 1918 Sighted Cape Charles Lighthouse on 4 to 8 A.M. watch. Anchored in Hampton Roads 10 o’clock and docked at Newport News, Va. 2 P.M. Advertisements

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Dispatches from the U.S.S. DeKalb: April 30, 1918

April 30, 1918 Worked all day issuing small stores. Weather warm, except at night when rain storm came up.

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Dispatches from the U.S.S. DeKalb: April 29, 1918

April 29, 1918 On watch 8 to 12 A.M. Weather warm, sea calm as a lake. Had boxing matches on deck in afternoon.

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Dispatches from the U.S.S. DeKalb: April 28, 1918

April 28, 1918 On watch 4 to 6 P.M. Sighted three masted sailing vessel at 2 P.M. acting suspiciously. Had “General Quarters” and maneuvered around her in effort to discern her nationality, but she refused to show colors and endeavored … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the U.S.S. DeKalb: April 27, 1918

April 27, 1918 On watch 12 to 4 A.M. Very cold. Iceberg reported in immediate vicinity. Rained most of day.

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Dispatches from the U.S.S. DeKalb: April 26, 1918

April 26, 1918 On watch 12 to 4 P.M. Nearly ran down a British tanker in fog at 3 P.M. off Great Banks. Weather very cold. Thunder and lightning storm, followed by hail, rain and snow in afternoon.

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Dispatches from the U.S.S. DeKalb: April 25, 1918

April 25, 1918 On watch 4 to 6 P.M.

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Dispatches from the U.S.S. DeKalb: April 24, 1918

April 24, 1918 On watch 12 to 4 P.M.

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Dispatches from the U.S.S. DeKalb: April 23, 1918

April 23, 1918 On watch 8 to 12 A.M. and 8 to 12 P.M.

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Dispatches from the U.S.S. DeKalb: April 22, 1918

April 22, 1918 On watch 4 to 8 A.M and 6 to 8 P.M.

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