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Supporting Materials for Sir! No Sir!
The Ingraham was scheduled to sail to Naples, on October 27, just at the time when things were really heating up in the Middle East. But on one sparkling day, a few days before departure, someone carelessly left open a sea valve in the after-engine room, and let in about a million gallons of Narrangansett Bay, causing a three foot list. Only by calling in extra work crews was the ship able to sail on the 27th.
All Hands Abandon Ship, no. 4