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 Letter to Myrtle from Henry McNutt, [Feb 22, 1918]

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and twice today. You see our little old tub is small and we were here at a coal dock coaling up and was taking on enough coal to run us across and back we had our cargo unloaded and when the top bunkers were filled she got top heavy and flopped way over. They are filling the after cargo with coal now to weigh us down. We were supposed to have been in Phil. Tonight but owing to this trouble we are still here, but guess we'll get under way in the morning and instead of taking a cargo of boats we are taking coal. Gee! I am thinking we have about as much chance of riding the ocean as a snow ball in H---. I guess we will go down to Davy Jone's locker but the chances are we will go there before we cross very many times anyway so haven't got but one time to go. We will take two chances as just a gale will almost wreck her let alone a storm and the submarine has another crack at us. I don't know just how soon we will cross maybe a

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 Letter to Myrtle from Henry McNutt, [Feb 22, 1918]

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