Lusitania dodging German cruisers in 1914.

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Lusitania dodging German cruisers in 1914.
 - Reported Sinking of German Cruisers Chasing the...
Reported Sinking of German Cruisers Chasing the Lusitania Not Confirmed New York Aug 6 Though the British consul declined to discuss it a report gained wide circulation today that Capt Agassis of the British steamship Uranium Uranium arriving here today had reported at the consulate that wireless messages intercepted by his shlpfrom the Cunarder Lusitania had stated that two German cruisers chasing the Lusitania had been pursued and sunk by British warships Capt Agasslz said he had made no such statement and in this he was borne out by officials of the Uranium Line It J is known however that the Lusitania has been dodging German war vessels while racing forEngland and the report that there had been an engagement between between British and German craft was received received with some credence Still Dodging Cruisers Further word of the big English liner Lusitania now dodging German1 cruisers in a race for Esgland was brought to New York today - by the Oil tank steamer Tonawanda from London and Antwerp Capt Hart said that yesterday he heard the Lusitania in wireless communication with the British cruiser fessex saying that a foreign cruiser was following her and alng the Essex to stand by Later the Essex went in search of the foreigner foreigner buring three days past said Capt Hart the wireless brought news of the presence presence of British French and German cruisers None was sighted however The French liner X Xorralne bearing nearly 1000 reservists bound for France was seen 70 miles east of Fire Island The British steamer Kansas City which sailed yesterday for Bristol turned about today and made for Perth Amboy N J Not Confirmed in London London Aug 6 Announcement was made by the admiralty tonight that it had received no confirmation of the report said to have originated with the captain of the steamer Uranium that two German German cruisers had been sunk in the north Atlantic Ocean itt a fight with two British cruisers which were protecting the Cu - nard Linesteamer Lusltanja

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 07 Aug 1914, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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