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HMS Thetis sinking...

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June 02, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1939

* HMS Thetis sinks
* British submarine
* Royal Navy

The front page has two column headings: "British Submarine Sinks; Found Partly Submerged" "Thetis, New Craft, Fails to Rise After Dive on Trial Trip With 79 Aboard--Located 18 Hours Later Near Shore" (see) First report coverage on the lost of the HMS Thetis British submarine. Continues on page 3 with related photo. 99 live were lost.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century