12 Jul 1921

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12 Jul 1921 - 13 LEAVE O'BRIEN'S YACHT AT SAMOA Pago,...
13 LEAVE O'BRIEN'S YACHT AT SAMOA Pago, American Painao, June 1 5 (Delayed) Homesickness and the hurd rule of the quarterdeck caused thirteen Americans, who wanted to tour the world seeking adventure, to leave the yacht Wisdom II by the time she reached here recently from Los Angeles, Oil., on a trip of scientific research round the globe. "All America wanted to go," Frederick O'Brien, author, one of the ship's company, said in ti lling of the requests made before sailing for berths on the boat. There were twenty officers, sailors nnd moving picture men aboard when the vessel left California. Six left at. Tahiti and seven here, leaving what Mr. O'Brien called a workable crew of seven Americans. Six Tuhitians were taken aboard ns sailors. The Wisdom, commanded by Capt. Kdwnrd S. Salisbury, of New York end California, arrived here April 11. She left Los Angeles Jan. 19. On arriving here, dipt. Salhhury entered the naval hospital for a few days. The Marquesas Islands and points In Tahiti, Bora Bora and Halatea were visited before tho boat arrived here. When she lert yesterday for Apia, all Pago went to the beach to bid her farewell. O'Brien and Dr. Malcolm Douglas. New York, another of the ship's company, plan to leave the boat for n time, they said here, and visit the unique Valley of Maloata In American Samoa. This place is known by the t.atlves ns the "haunted valley." Seldom visited places like the New Hebrides, New Guinea, and New Caledonia are to be visited by the Wisdom before ahe heads for the Far East and India,

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 12 Jul 1921, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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