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In that summer, the manpower shortage was so acute that — with barely a year of sea time between us — my fellow cadet and I were appointed acting third ofﬁcers for a short passage up the Irish Sea, he conning the ship during the evening watch and I in the forenoon (not a very challenging task in convoy, which requires station-keeping but no navigation).
The explosions were close enough to soak me with spray, but otherwise did no harm.
On September 3, 1929, the Carnegie left on its final voyage, which was to have included, in order, the following ports: Honolulu, Hawaii; Pago Pago, Samoa; Apia, Western Samoa; Sydney, Australia; Lyttleton, New Zealand; South Georgia; Cape Town, South Africa; Colombo, Ceylon; Freemantle, Australia; Rapa Island, Pacific Ocean; Buenos Aires, Argentina; St.
Helena Island; the Azores; Puerto Rico; the Canal Zone; Honolulu; and San Francisco, where the expedition was to have ended.
In the staccato phrases of telegraphic communication it stated that an explosion had occurred on the research vessel Carnegie during the filling of the ship's gasoline tanks at Apia, Western Samoa; that the ship had burned to the water's edge; and that Captain Ault, its commander, was dead.
was designed, constructed, and operated by the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism to help conduct a world-wide study of magnetic and electrical phenomena on both land and sea.
Laboratories were added to provide for a broadened program of study which included several of the newer branches of oceanological research.
A telegram from Captain Ault on September 23 reported safe arrival in Honolulu.
Another cable from Pago Pago, Samoa, on November 27 stated that the expedition was leaving that port.
On the morning of November 28 the vessel anchored in the harbor of Apia, Western Samoa.
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