August 3, 1916 Times Herald (Olean, New York Newspaper)

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August 3, 1916  Times Herald (Olean, New York Newspaper) - at' Hostile Warships Failed to Observe...
at' Hostile Warships Failed to Observe Deutscliiand's Das!) .Norfolk, Va., Aug. 3.--me German submarine merchantman Deutschland passed quietly out of the Virginia capes a( 8:30 o'clock last night her homeward voyage, apparently unobserved by the allied warship waiting outside the three-mile limit. She was accompanied to the capes only by the tug Thomas F. Timmins, which had convoyed her down the from Baltimore and by a newspaper dispatcn boat . departure to sea followed an · jg-mile dash through the lower apeake bay. After proceeding slowly : most of the way down the bay. increased her power at 6:30 o'clock and reached the capes just after ; None of the allied cruisers were vis'- ble as she pa?sed through. * ; Washington. Aug. 3.--The navy department last night received a from the destroyer Sterrett in Ham?- ton Roads, saying the tug Thomas Timmins had reported that "the submarine had passed out of the capes and passed the three-mile limit at 8:"'J last night." Norfolk. Va., Aug. 3. -- Radio ssges received here said tbe German submarine Deutschland was off New; Point Comfort, near the entrance Mobjack bay fully 45 miles from Henry. This would mean a four-hour run^o Cape Henry in the event sino: Captain Koenig decided to dash to sea- The Deutscbland's position places her in or close to the channel to river and irar.'ne men here siigsestd that she might be mak:-? e:;her that river or Mobjack bay to anchor for the night. P.-spngors arrivin." on nn Old Dominion liner from »-.v York reported thst when the ?h:p approached Virslnia Cape?, only one foreign sV:?? '.va? fizhted. T at The i f a n , an object lying io^ in *.e watfT wi ' t;5 t-.vo masts visible, toward which forriacr. cruiser was hc-adin?. It look-; ert like two buee buoys ^vith masts above and some of the passenger?, thought it might be supportin^ a It :ny j-.ist ou{j:de tbe tbree-niTe limit, where t.e chanr;*; :s narrow. Tl:? Dentschlan! was reported off Thir.ioie shoais lighthouse, a'fiout io-ir or 'r--* mile? from Fortress Monroe. at 4 o'clock. Shr ?pp;rsed to be Ir.z for Fortress Monroe. y to-d of ?eeins

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